El Paso Easter Tradition Returns, NorthEaster Parade Sets 2023 Date
The date is set for the 45th Annual NorthEaster Parade.
Sponsored by the Transmountain Optimists, the annual live procession of floats, marching bands, classic cars, beauty queens, and oversized Shriners driving under-sized cars will roll through Northeast El Paso on the Saturday morning before Easter Sunday.
2023 Grand Marshal
This year’s grand marshal is Wayne Thornton.
Thornton, who grew up on Fort Bliss and went to Burges, spent 43 years with the city of El Paso’s Parks and Recreation Department before retiring in 2020.
In February, City Council unanimously approved renaming Grandview Senior Center in Central El Paso to Wayne Thornton Community Center at Grandview.
What to Know If You Plan to Go
Here is what you need to know if you plan to attend the 45th edition of the NorthEaster Parade. And feel free to bring some bunny with you. (HiYo!)
Saturday, April 8, 2023
Wild, Wild West
Step off Time
Eggsactly 10 a.m.
It will begin at Hercules and Diana and head north on Diana, then turn east on Hondo Pass to the Hollings Gate entrance of Nations Tobin Park.