Operation Holiday Cheer Saluting Health Care Workers Around SoCal

Operation Holiday Cheer

On Monday December 18th, 2023, a parade of police and sheriff cars from
Southern California will drive around hospitals in Riverside, San
Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara Counties to spread
holiday cheer. With lights and sirens activated, law enforcement officers
hope to spread cheer to doctors, nurses, and all hospital staff, who work
around the clock to keep the community safe, a mission law enforcement
On Monday, December 18, 2023, starting at 9:00 a.m., law enforcement
officers from Riverside and San Bernardino Counties will parade
simultaneously in their areas. Riverside County agencies will start in the
Coachella Valley and work their way west, stopping at hospitals in Indio,
Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs, Banning, Moreno Valley, and Hemet.

● 10:30 AM – John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
● 11:45 AM – Eisenhower Medical Center
● 12:45 PM – Desert Regional Medical Center
● 1:45 PM – San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital
● 2:30 PM – Kaiser Permanente, Moreno Valley
● 2:40 PM – Riverside University Health System
● 3:45 PM – Hemet Global Medical Center



On Tuesday, December 19th, 2023, starting at 11:00 a.m., the parade will continue in Riverside County with stops in Menifee, Murrieta, Temecula, Wildomar, Corona, and Riverside. The San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara Counties’ parade will also continue with hospitals in their area. The final stop for Riverside and San Bernardino counties will be at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital in Loma Linda for the event finale.

  • 11:00 AM – Menifee Global Medical Center
  • 11:30 AM – Kaiser Permanente, Murrieta
  • 11:45 AM – Loma Linda University Health, Murrieta
  • 12:15 PM – Rancho Springs Medical Center
  • 1:15 PM – Temecula Valley Hospital
  • 1:50 PM – Inland Valley Medical Center
  • 3:00 PM – Corona Regional Medical Center
  • 4:15 PM – Parkview Community Hospital
  • 4:30 PM – Riverside Community Hospital
  • 6:00 PM – Loma Linda Children’s Hospital, Loma Linda

With the help of our sponsors, the Riverside Sheriff’s Association and the Sheriff’s Employee Benefits Association, this coordinated effort of over 40 law enforcement agencies from local, state, and federal agencies will travel a total of over 400 miles and visit 40 hospitals. #SoCalHolidayCheer2023 is one of the largest events of its kind involving Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Barbara counties.

So, if you see the parade, honk and wave as a way to show support for our efforts in thanking our front-line workers, who undoubtedly give 100% every single day.


Operation Holiday Cheer sign from the Riverside County Sheriffs Dept.