Thousands attend annual TRF parade

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Another large crowd filled downtown’s streets for the annual Three Rivers Festival parade Saturday morning. The parade began the long list of events for the day.

Sunshine filled the sky as the parade began around 9:45 a.m.parade 1

Some people told NewsChannel 15 they had been sitting in their spot for the parade since 7 p.m. Friday.  Others said they had been waiting since 6 a.m. Saturday.

The theme for this year’s parade was called, Reflecting On Our Rivers.

According to the festival’s website, more than 50,000 people line the streets of downtown Fort Wayne each year for the Three Rivers Festival Parade to see the floats, hear the bands and to celebrate the kickoff to Fort Wayne’s Biggest Summer celebration since 1969.

 

 

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