It’s hard to believe that I am a Phoenix native yet have never seen the Fiesta Bowl Parade in person. This year, I found a good viewing spot in my neighborhood, which is often on the route for parades.
|Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation’s float|
|Cute dancing salsas accompany the chips.|
|Ballet Folklorico Alegria’s colorful costumes.|
|Tempe High School’s float.|
|Texas Christian University’s band.|
|Chevys from various years rolled through the parade.|
|Corona del Sol Steel Band performed from a tropical-themed float.|
|U.S. swimmer Missy Franklin was the grand marshal of the parade.|
|The Winslow community float makes me want to visit soon.|
|Arizona Twirling Athletes had adorable costumes and impressive baton-twirling skills.|
|The town of Williams also participated, with a Western-themed float.|
Chicago World Series Parade 2016
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