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CURRENT PARADES / CLIENTS .....

 AMERICA'S CHILDREN'S HOLIDAY PARADE - Oakland, California; (2000-current) A premier children's parade featuring giant balloons, professional floats, dozens of children's favorite storybook and cartoon characters, great marching bands, and much more. This parade is one of the best parades of its kind in America. The parade is televised throughout the San Francisco Bay area and on PBS television affiliates across the country.
   
 MONTEREY 4TH OF JULY PARADE - Monterey, California; (2012-current) Returning in 2012 after a few year absence, this hometown community celebration is beloved by the Monterey Bay area.
   
 CARNAVAL PARADE - San Francisco, California; (2011-current) One of the colorful parades on the west coast.
   
 COLMO DEL RODEO PARADE - Salinas, California; (2010-current) A true western style parade celebrating the opening of the annual California Rodeo Salinas.
   
 
   
 ITALIAN HERITAGE PARADE - San Francisco, California; (2010-current) One of the largest parades of it's kind in the country, celebrated on Columbus Day weekend.
   
 FREMONT 4TH OF JULY PARADE - Fremont , California; (2001-current) A true community patriotic celebration for this San Francisco Bay area city.
   
 PATRIOTIC PARADE - Las Vegas, Nevada; (2007-current) A great 4th of July celebration in the Summerlin community.
   
 SAN JOSE VETERANS DAY PARADE - San Jose, California; (2005-current) A parade honoring our veterans. One of the oldest and largest parades of its kind in the west.
   
 NILES FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS PARADE - Fremont, California; (2001-current) A holiday tradition featuring thousands of lights through the historic Niles district of Fremont.
   
 SALINAS PARADE OF LIGHTS - Salinas, California; (2007-current) A holiday event featuring thousands of lights and community spirit in this Monterey County city.
   
 HOLLISTER LIGHTS ON PARADE - Hollister, California; (2009-current) A holiday parade that starts off the season in this community.
   
 RANCHO CUCAMONGA FOUNDERS DAY PARADE - Rancho Cucamonga, California; (2011-current) - A celebration of the founding of the City of Rancho Cucamonga.
   
 WILLOW GLEN FOUNDERS DAY PARADE - San Jose, California; (2007-current) - A historic celebration of the Willow Glen District of San Jose.
   
 

Past Clients:

 VIETNAMESE SPRING PARADE - San Jose, California; (1999-2009)
   
 PACIFIC GROVE PARADE OF LIGHTS - Pacific Grove, California (2002-2005)
YOUR HOMETOWN AMERICA 4TH OF JULY PARADE - Pittsfield, Massachusetts (1978-1996)
 SAN FRANCISCO CHINESE NEW YEAR PARADE - San Francisco, California (1995)
 SAN JOSE HOLIDAY PARADE - San Jose, California (1994-1999)
 SANTA.COM HOLIDAY PARADE - San Francisco, California (1999)
   
 IRANIAN NEW YEAR'S PARADE - San Jose, California; (2008)
   
 HERMOSA BEACH ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE - Hermosa Beach, California; (2008-2009)
   
 SAN JOSE PRIDE PARADE - San Jose, California; (2003-2009)
   
 MURRIETA HOLIDAY PARADE - Murrieta, California; (2006-2008)
   
 UNION CITY 50TH ANNIVERSARY PARADE - Union City, California; (2009)
   
 ALAMEDA COUNTY FAIR PARADE - Pleasanton, California; (2000-2008)
   

In addition to these parades, Upbeat Parade Productions has consulted on a variety of other parades in New York, Massachusetts, Nevada and Northern California. Ray also worked for the City of San Jose's Office of Cultural Affairs as a Special Event Coordinator, a City liaison between event coordinators and City of San Jose departments providing city services for the event.