The Seattle Chinese Community Girls Drill Team was back in the Carnation 4th of July Parade after an absence of several years. More Carnation 4th pictures are on page 4 and a list of event winners is on page 2. (Photo by Lisa Allen)
The Washington Fallen Heroes banners received applause throughout the parade route.
Dr. Anthony Smith, superindendent of Riverview School District, was grand marshal of the Carnation 4th of July Parade. The holiday celebration also included a 5K run, basketball tournament, music and entertainment, strawberry shortcake at the senior center and fireworks at the end of the day. (Photo by Lisa Allen)The Raging River Riders are Valley parade regulars, looking sharp in matching outfits.
King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert waves to the crowd. The District 3 council member never misses a Snoqualmie Valley parade.Youngsters loved to pet the patriotic pony but the dog wasn’t too sure.