2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade Features Balloon Floats on San Diego Bay

2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade Features Worlds Largest
Balloon Parade Through Downtown San Diego and San Diego Bay

2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade San Diego Bay Video

Check out some of the pictures and videos from the 2012
Big Bay Holiday Bowl Parade featuring dozens of bands,
floats and the best parade balloons in the world.

1 Baylor Bear Float 2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade

Downtown San Diego came alive as over 100,000 spectators enjoyed the colorful, nationally televised, holiday parade with colorful floats, unique drill teams, heart-pounding marching bands and a procession of massive inflatables. The Port of San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade presented by San Diego County Credit Union is a Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl Production. This parade has more enormous balloons than any other parade! The parade began at 10:00 AM on Harbor Drive in front of the County Administration building. It ran south on Harbor Drive to Pacific Highway near Seaport Village.

1 2012 San DIego Big Bay Parade Piggy Float

The Big Bay Balloon Parade day-long festivities included:

•16th annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals
Before the parade, watch the finals of the 16th annual Wienerschnitzel Wiener Nationals championship.

•17th Annual Bumble Bee Foods 5K Run/Walk
Beginning at 9:45 AM at the corner of Harbor Drive and Ash St. and ending near Tuna Harbor Park, participants will lead off the Big Bay Balloon Parade, running past 100,000 spectators. Afterward, runners and walkers can enjoy the remainder of the parade.

•Family Festival
Following the parade, join the fun at the Family Festival, a free event for the whole family. Held at the Broadway Pier, activities include climbing on a rock wall and trying to kick a field goal, as well as carnival games, balloon artists and airbrush tattoos.

1 2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade Turtle Float

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Big Bay Balloon Parade Below

2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade San Diego Mother Goose Float

2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade San Diego Mother Goose Float

2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade Ballons San Diego

2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade Ballons San Diego

2 2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade San Diego

2 2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade Snowman Float San Diego

2 2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade Toy Soldier Balloon

2 2012 Bridgepoint Holiday Bowl Big Bay Parade San Diego

2 2012 Holiday Bowl Parade Balloons San Diego

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2 2012 UCLA Bruins Float San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade

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2 American Flag Float 2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade San Diego

2 Big Bay Balloon Parade San Diego Zoo Panda Balloon Float

2 Big Bay Balloonl Parade San Diego 2012

2 Big Bay Holiday Parade Shark Float San Diego

2 Bridgepoint Big Bay Balloon Parade Parade 2012 San Diego

2 Bumble Bee Tuna Float 2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade San Diego

2 Dinasaur Float 2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade San Diego

2 Mr Potato Head Float 2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade San Diego

2 San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade 2012 Toy Soldier

2 San Diego Big Bay Balloon Parade Float 2

2 San Diego Big Bay BalloonParade 2012 Floats and Balloons

2 San Diego Big Bay Parade US Flag

2 Shamu Balloon 2012 Big Bay Balloon Parade San Diego

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2012 Big Bay Parade Photo Gallery, Pictures and Video
Downtown San Diego / San Diego Bay /
Presented by San Diego County Credit Union
A Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl Production
Photos and video by Sean Callahan and SoCal Beaches TV
Featuring Holiday Bowl Bands from UCLA and Baylor

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