I just read this thread on the San Francisco fanforce forum posted by Padme_Skywalker (Chanel) and I thought this would be of interest to you all. Perhaps your club will be official by the time this event rolls around. Originally posted by Padme_Skywalker: Hi everybody! We would like to invite you to come out & support the 501st! We will be marching in this parage which includes the Golden Gate & Central California Garrisons. Come out & have some fun. If you cant make it...it will be televised! Here is the information that is posted on: www.sanjoseholidayparade.com/ The SAN JOSE HOLIDAY PARADE, considered one of the "TOP 25" PARADES IN AMERICA by the International Festivals and Events Association, is ready to step off the holiday season in Northern California! The San JosÃ© Holiday Parade, the largest parade of its kind in Northern California, and one of the largest in the state, is ready to usher in the holidays with its giant helium balloons, over two dozen marching bands, creative floats, dozens of specialty units, clowns and Santa Claus. This year's parade is preparing to entertain millions of people on Sunday, December 7, 2003, beginning at 8:30 a.m. and televised live at 9:00 A.M. The 22nd Annual SAN JOSE HOLIDAY PARADE will feature the theme "Unwrap the Joy" and will showcase over 100 entries with 5,000 marchers including giant soaring helium balloons, top marching bands, colorful floats, drill teams, equestrians, clowns, and special guest celebrities! The parade will step off on Santa Clara Street and Delmas Avenue, near the HP Pavilion, at 8:30 a.m. proceeding east on Santa Clara Street. It will turn right on Market Street marching south past Plaza De Cesar Chavez Park and ending at San Carlos Street.