Saint Stupid's Day Parade

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At the annual Saint Stupid's Day Parade on April 1, 2001

The Saint Stupid's Day Parade is an annual parade in San Francisco on April 1.[1] It was founded by Ed Holmes (Bishop Joey of the First Church of the Last Laugh[2]) in the late 1970s with the understanding that one of the unifying bonds in society is stupidity. If April 1 falls on a weekday, the parade starts at the foot of Market Street and follows a route through the financial district. If April 1 falls on a weekend, the parade starts at the Transamerica Pyramid, proceeds up Columbus Avenue and ends at Washington Square.[3] The parade begins at noon.[4] The parade includes free lunch, confetti, flags and costumes.[5]

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  1. ^ "39th Annual "St. Stupid's Day" Parade | SF". FunCheapSF.com. Retrieved 2017-11-08.
  2. ^ Medina, Sarah (2012-04-02). "St. Stupid's Day Parade Marches Through April Fool's Day In San Francisco (PHOTOS)". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2017-11-08.
  3. ^ good2create. "Saint Stupid's Day Parade (St. Stupid Day) | April 1". KeepIn Calendar. Retrieved 2017-11-08.
  4. ^ "San Francisco Celebrates St. Stupid's Day". NBC Bay Area. Retrieved 2017-11-08.
  5. ^ Medina, Sarah (2012-04-02). "St. Stupid's Day Parade Marches Through April Fool's Day In San Francisco (PHOTOS)". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2017-11-08.

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