From the Vault: How The Palm Desert Golf Cart Parade Began (Marie McCane, Palm Springs Desert Sun, October 26, 2019) LINK
Cheikh Amadou Bamba Day parade in NYC - with focus on the negotiation of African identities through national flags, clothing, religion, and associated symbols by Abdullah, Zain. "Sufis on Parade: The Performance of Black, African, and Muslim Identities." Journal of the American Academy of Religion 77, no. 2 (2009): 199-237. Jstor LINK
Walk the Talk is a downtown Los Angeles Skid Row project that includes a parade and other performances to draw attention to visionary people of the neighborhood and valued initiatives. Includes video and photographs on the LA Poverty Department website (2018,2016, 2014, 2012) LINK
Large collection of articles focused on festivals as theatrical and performance events, includes Burning Man (US), and events in Israel, Iran, Sweden, Germany, South Africa; plus religious and spiritual festivals in Japan, China, India, Bangladesh in the article by Christina Nygren. Book Title: Festivalising! Theatrical Events, Politics and Culture (2007), Edited by Temple Hauptfleisch, Shulamith Lev-Aldgem, Jacqueline Martin, Willmar Sauter, Henri Schoenmakers. Available on Amazon and Google Scholar
Illustrated guide about festivals in India (resource for children, though useful for adults too). Book Title: “Sikh, Jain, Buddhist, Parsi, Sindhi & Other Festivals (Illustrated) (Festivals of India) (Volume 2), January 2, 2015 by Vyanst (Author), Praful B (Editor), Gurivi G (Illustrator). Available with Scribd account or Amazon
Loukaitou-Sideris, Anastasia, and Renia Ehrenfeucht. "Performing Collective Identities: Parades, Festivals, and Celebrations." In Sidewalks: Conflict and Negotiation over Public Space, 61-80. MIT Press, 2009.
Azaryahu, Maoz, "The Independence Day Military Parade: A political history of a patriotic ritual" in The Military and Militarism in Israeli Society, eds Edna Lomsky-Feder, Eyal Ben-Ari (Albany: State University of New York, 1999)