Home Art & Culture Patriot participants turn out for Idyllwild’s parade Art & CultureOn The Town Patriot participants turn out for Idyllwild’s parade By Idyllwild Town Crier - July 11, 2019 170 0 Facebook Twitter Google+ The Euphoria Brass Band, based in San Diego, joined Idyllwild Arts as the parade’s final group. Photo by Jenny Kirchner Many showed their support for our first responders and veterans. Photo by Jenny Kirchner Steam Punk made a comeback during this year’s parade with the Art Alliance of Idyllwild’s float, featuring a winged deer created by local metal artist Dore Capitani. Photo by Jenny Kirchner The Idyllwild Community Center had many participants on their float. Photo by Jenny Kirchner Volunteers of the Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit, a group sponsored by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, join in the fun. Photo by Jenny Kirchner Patrick and Christina Reitz ride tandem with the Bike Route. Photo by Jenny Kirchner Mountain Disaster Preparedness, another important local group of volunteers, wave to the crowd. Photo by Jenny Kirchner Playing bagpipe classics, The University of California, Riverside Pipe Band is always a favorite every year. Photo by Jenny Kirchner The Idyllwild Garden Club, one of many local organizations, participate in the parade. Photo by Jenny Kirchner Animal Rescue Friends participate in the parade with some of their rescues. Photo by Jenny Kirchner Thousands of spectators line North Circle Drive to enjoy this year’s Fourth of July Parade. Photo by Jenny Kirchner California Highway Patrol Officer Mike Murawski leads the CHP portion of the parade. Photo by Jenny Kirchner Riverside County Sheriff Captain Leonard Purvis passes out candy and greets onlookers. photo by Jenny Kirchner Grand Marshall of the 2019 Fourth of July Parade Doug Austin (left) and Gary Kuscher wave as the crowd cheers. Photo by Jenny Kirchner Rotary Governor Melanie Rice was one of the many dignitaries who joined the Parade. Photo by Jenny Kirchner The Manzanita Ranch riders carry the flags on horseback to open the 2019 Idyllwild Rotary’s Fourth of July Parade. The many flags represent all branches of our armed forces and Old Glory herself. Photo by Jenny Kirchner LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.