An afternoon of joyous activity with one foot in the absurd.
Brief History of April Fool’s Day
A long, long time ago, the New Year started on the 1st of April or the Vernal Equinox, a natural progression for pagan renewal. In the 1500s, the introduction of the Gregorian Calendar moved the new year to January.
Those who didn’t get the memo or refused to play by the new rules were poked fun at and had paper fish (Poisson d’Avril, or April fish) sneakily placed on their backs. A Poisson d’Avril symbolized an easily caught fish and, by extension, aView more
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Apr 1, 2023 at 12:00 pm - 05:00 pm (Sat)
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Bring your fish-themed outfits and pranks to the parade!
231 E. Redwood Ave., Fort Bragg, CA 95437
Spring Commons is available for rent. Large gates into the yard make load in easy.
The yard includes a small caravan that can be used as a stage and/or a service area
Depending on the event, we have room to park 2 cars. It is otherwise street parking.
Washroom facilities are available.