What is PAPA?

The Palisades Americanism Parade Association (“PAPA”), established in 1967, is an all-volunteer group of local citizens who donate their time and talents to make the Pacific Palisades Fourth of July celebration one of the finest in the Western United States.

PAPA's activities are funded entirely by local residents, businesses and civic groups. PAPA does not receive any funding from government or other sources.

The 2017 PAPA executive board is:

President                                     Daphne Gronich
1st Vice President                       Arnie Wishnick
2nd Vice President (Concert)      Keith Turner
3rd Vice President (Fireworks)   Rich Wilken
4th Vice President                      Scott Wagenseller
Secretary                                    Lou Kamer
Treasurer                                    Cheryel Kanan

PAPA Board Advisors:

Robert Weber, Ramis Sadrieh (former PAPA Board Presidents).

PAPA is a 501(c)(3) corporation, federal identification number 23-7317255.

PAPA always welcomes new members. For more information, please contact us at info@palisadesparade.org.

PAPA's volunteer committee meetings for 2016 will be announced soon.

ALL THOSE INTERESTED IN HELPING WITH PLANNING AND PARTICIPATING IN THE DAY’S FESTIVITIES ARE INVITED TO - AND WELCOME TO ATTEND - ALL VOLUNTEER MEETINGS. For more information, please register for our email newsletter at the sidebar on the right side of this page.

2016 PAPA Sponsors: