Here's a view from one of the parade cars in one of the early runnings of the Bunnies and Bonnets parade in Downtown Campbell. It was taken in 2001 and was probably captured using an early digital camera/video recorder. It's really grainy, but you can get an idea of how much Downtown Campbell has changed. There's no "Schrader Building" that is currently home to The Socialight - Restaurant and the building that would open as Stoddard's Brewpub and would later become home to Campbell Brewing Company (once and then again) is still under construction. The retail block across from that building is still an empty lot.

The 8-bit version of Sally Howe walks into the video to take a photo at around 1:42.

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Just in.... Super Bowl Weather Report

Posted on February 6th, 2016 by sheldon

This just in... reliable sources have told us that the weather for Super Bowl 50 tomorrow will be Frosty with a Chance of Cake Pops. Scattered sprinkles to follow. You might need a napkin.

In case you were wondering, this is what 250 dozen cake pops looks like!!!! #FrostGoesToSuperBowl #PieceOfCake #Pop

Posted by Frost Cupcake Factory on Saturday, February 6, 2016
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Applications Open for 18th Annual Bunnies and Bonnets Parade

Posted on February 4th, 2016 by sheldon

We'll be holding the 18th Annual Bunnies and Bonnets Parade in Downtown Campbell this year on March 26th, 2016. Your group or organization can join in on the fun! Applications are now open for any family friendly themed group or float to be in this year's parade.

To apply, please see our online application form for this year's parade.

Apply Here: Bunnies and Bonnets Parade Application Form

Please note, all entries must be submitted by Friday, March 5th, 2016. Apply early. SPACE IS LIMITED. Your participation in the parade is subject to approval from the Downtown Campbell Business Association board and you will be notified of the status of your application by e-mail. 

For profit organizations will be subject to a $50 parade entrance fee that will be due upon acceptance into this year's parade.

Donations Appreciated

The Bunnies and Bonnets Parade is not a city funded event and relies largely on funds donated by people and businesses to continue operating year after year. If you enjoy the Bunnies and Bonnets Parade, please consider making a small donation to help the Downtown Campbell Business Association cover the costs of fees, services, and materials needed to produce the parade.

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Well hello friends of Downtown Campbell! The Campbell Water Tower community page is doing this I Love Campbell survey thing and you get to vote for some of your favorite establishments in Campbell. Naturally you like the ones that are in Downtown Campbell the best. ;) The survey's here, please support our crew with some votes and support the Campbell Water Tower's inaugural effort at this fun survey.

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Look for Campbell's Super Fan Fun Card at Hotels Super Bowl Week!

Posted on January 31st, 2016 by CityofCampbell

Hey, that place shown on this Super discount card looks familiar. Oh yeah, it's us! The City of Campbell is handing out these "Super Fan Fun Cards" at local hotels to invite our Super Bowl visitors to come enjoy one of the best kept little secrets of Silicon Valley. We'll have lots of new friends in Downtown Campbell this week! Be festive with us!

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This just in!!!!! FREE TICKETS to a special Super Bowl event with NFL Stars!!!!

FREE tickets to a special Super Bowl event on Saturday Feb 6th for everyone that purchases tickets to our Sushi Con Super Bowl VIP Party!!

Sushi Confidential is the proud sponsor of the Wounded Warriors Amputee Football Team vs San Francisco's NFL Alumni.

Stop in an purchase your VIP Super Sushi Bowl Party for $30 and we will give you a ticket to the game on Saturday while supplies last!

As the date gets closer, we will coordinate getting to San Mateo for the game. Limited tickets so hurry while supplies last!

More than 400 NFL stars and celebrities have participated in these WWAFT vs NFL Alumni games including Snoop Dogg, Montel Williams, Roger Staubach, Charles Haley, Jeff Garcia, Rocky Bleier, Dan Hampton, Anthony Munoz, Spencer Tillman, Ron Jaworski, Randy White, Danny White, Jerry Kramer, Jack Youngblood, Dave Robinson, Dwight Stephenson, Larry Little, Ricky Williams, Daryl Johnston, Chad Hennings, Drew Pearson, Joe Klecko, Don Beebe, Ahman Green, Jeff George, Jake Plummer, Bob Golic, Jeremy Staat, Vince Young, Gino Torretta, Mercury Morris, Jim Kiick, Vincent Jackson, Mike Alstott, Marv Fleming, Dick Anderson, Chris Draft, Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade, ESPN’s Kenny Mayne & Sal Paolantonio. More than 50 of these NFL Alumni and celebrities will play in this year’s WWAFT game at CSM.

The Wounded Warrior Amputee Football Team is composed of men and women who lost a limb while serving this nation in Iraq or Afghanistan. The WWAFT record vs the NFL Alumni now stands at 12-0, having most recently defeated the Philadelphia Eagles Alumni on July 4th and the Dallas Cowboys Alumni on Memorial Day.

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