Merrie Monarch Parade

Saturday, 06 April 2024 1:30 p.m. — 4 p.m. MST

Downtown Hilo

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The 61st Annual Merrie Monarch Festival Royal Parade, a cherished tradition that has been captivating audiences for decades. This iconic event not only celebrates the vibrant Hawaiian culture through hula and heritage of Hilo town but also shares its unique charm with the world. The Maunakea Observatories, Center for Maunakea Stewardship, and Onizuka Center for International Astronomy Visitor Information Station  collectively march as a part of the parade supporting the community.