Parade kicks off 49th Three Rivers Festival

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Tens-of-thousands of people lined the streets of downtown Fort Wayne Saturday to see the Three Rivers Festival annual parade.

An A-10 flyover from the 122nd Air National Guard base got things started at 10 a.m.

The Lutheran Health Network Parade started on West Wayne Street and ended at Calhoun and Superior streets. Kevin Donley, head football coach at the University of St. Francis, was this year’s Parade Grand Marshal.

WANE-TV and Honor Flight Northeast Indiana partnered for another year for a float in the TRF parade.

This year’s parade theme was Superheroes!

The Three Rivers Festival runs until July 15.