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Topanga Days is Back! Ozomatli and Jefferson Starship - To Headline This Memorial Day Weekend
In its 44th year, Topanga Days is a three-day family-friendly festival and fundraiser that continues to draw a diverse group of people together through an eclectic mix of musical acts with plenty of activities that are fun for all ages plus local artists and vendors, food and the outrageous and whacky Memorial Day parade. This year’s musical lineup features the enduring ‘70s psychedelic rock band Jefferson Starship on Saturday, May 27th at 5:30 p.m., and L.A.'s legendary Ozomatli on Sunday, May 28th, at 5:30 p.m., both on the main stage. The lineup also includes: The Brothers Gage, Deb Ryder, Few Miles South, Greenhorn Brothers, Hard Shine Blues Band, Kummerspeck, No Small Children, Raised on TV, Soluzion, The Blue Dolphins, Venice and Whiskey Sunday.
Madcap games and contests featuring names like Three-Legged Race, Baby Derby, Bubble Gum Blowing Contest, Egg Russian Roulette, Cherry Seed Spitting, and the notorious Pie Eating Contest, make for inter-generational excitement. A highlight of the weekend is the Memorial Day Parade on Monday morning, May 29th. The parade has an unabashed stream of floats, cars, horses, dogs, kids, fire trucks and more. This year’s Grand Marshal is Wendie Malick, the actress best known for her starring roles in Hot in Cleveland and Just Shoot Me!. Ms. Malick will lead the parade of dancing, prancing and singing in tribute to and remembrance of those in the armed forces who gave their lives for their country. The parade ends at the entrance of the Topanga Community Center, where the festival continues with a flag raising ceremony honoring members of the military, and local teen powerhouse Gabbi Beauvais will sing the National Anthem. All members of the armed forces, past and present, with military I.D. receive free entrance to the Festival on Monday, May 29th.
Food fare ranges from BBQ and Pizza to Mexican and Thai Vegan, with old-fashioned Kettle Corn, funnel cakes, ice cream, smoothies and much more. There will be beer, wine and our popular sangria bar, too.
Topanga Days Festival
1440 N. Topanga Canyon Boulevard Topanga, CA 90290
Price: $5 - $60