Best parade yet (in my opinion?)

Posted on August 2nd, 2014 by Sara


Ok, to be fair, I’ve only been to eight or nine of Magnolia’s Seafair parades, so I don’t have a huge history. But in this editor’s opinion, this parade was the best that I’ve seen. The entries were great. The timing was perfect. The weather (although a couple of thunder claps and a few lightening bolts were spotted) held out. It was a fabulous parade.

Here are a few shots. Please feel free to send us your favorites.










And still so much more fun to be had!




7 responses to “Best parade yet (in my opinion?)”

  1. Philip Konkel says:

    Absolutely the best in my 15 years here.

  2. Keith S. says:

    Lightening != lightning.
    Otherwise — agree completely!

  3. Parade mom says:

    Whoever was in charge of scheduling the entries (so the parade moved continuously, with few stops or gaps) did a great job, too.

    Also, thanks to the candy-throwers who held some back for the end of the route! Some years the kids watching near Albertson’s don’t get much.

    • Keith S. says:

      Actually, I’d love to make one very small, almost insignificant request for future parade organizers — would be great if you could put a little extra space between “musical” floats. One of the drill teams did quite a job blowing away the bagpipes that were right behind them! 🙂

  4. Valentijn says:

    Oh dear, looks like someone find the “sepia” setting.

  5. Scooter says:

    The parade was fun but this year’s Summerfest was the lamest ever. There were what, 4 or 5 food booths/trucks? It seemed like there were fewer art and business booths too. I hope this isn’t the end of Summerfest. 🙁

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