Coachella Valley native and WBO welterweight boxing champion Tim Bradley Jr. will be grand marshal of the Riverside County Fair & National Date Festival President’s Day Parade, it was announced today.
The 67th annual county fair and date festival is set for Feb. 15-24 at the county fairgrounds in Indio, and the parade is set for 9 a.m. on Feb 18.
Bradley, a Cathedral City High School alumnus, is the current WBO welterweight champion and former WBO and two-time WBC light-welterweight champion.
In June, he defeated Manny Pacquiao, becoming the first to do so since 2005.
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Fair admission is $9 for adults, $8 for seniors, $6 for group bus tours, $7 for youth and free for children under 5.
For information, call 800-811-3247 or go to www.datefest.org.