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The Festival of Balloons 60-float parade spanned from Diamond Ave. to Garfield Park.

PHOTO: Richard Gomez | SouthPasadenan.com | South Pasadena Festival of Balloon Parade 2018

A number of floats and historic cars rolled down Mission St. on Wednesday morning as a part of South Pasadena’s annual Fourth of July parade. The parade spanned from Diamond Street to Garfield Park with crowds of citizens lining the sidewalks along the way.

PHOTO: Richard Gomez | SouthPasadenan.com | South Pasadena Festival of Balloon Parade 2018

There was a total of 60 entries in the parade, which included a diverse lineup of community organizations and clubs. The parade was kicked off with a flyover by the Foothill Air Support Team. Dignitaries form the city and school district were also honored during the celebration. Check the SouthPasadenan.com for the full parade lineup

PHOTO: Richard Gomez | SouthPasadenan.com | South Pasadena Festival of Balloon Parade 2018

“Once again it was utopic. The weather was great, and it was so good to see friends, family, and neighbors cheering during the parade. It is one of the phenomenal reasons why South Pasadena is so great.” said South Pasadena real estate agent Andrew Berk.

PHOTO: Richard Gomez | SouthPasadenan.com | South Pasadena Festival of Balloon Parade 2018

The parade will be followed by a celebration at Garfield Park and the firework show at the highschool in the evening.

For comprehensive Fourth of July coverage, be sure to check SouthPasadenan.com

PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018
PHOTO: Steven Lawrence | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons 2018

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PHOTO: Sunnie Whitney-Morrison | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons
PHOTO: Sunnie Whitney-Morrison | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons
PHOTO: Sunnie Whitney-Morrison | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons
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PHOTO: Aidan McNutt | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons
PHOTO: Aidan McNutt | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons
PHOTO: Aidan McNutt | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons
PHOTO: Aidan McNutt | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons

 

PHOTO: Chris Glaeser | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons
PHOTO: Chris Glaeser | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons
PHOTO: Chris Glaeser | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons
PHOTO: Chris Glaeser | SouthPasadenan.com | 4th of July Parade Festival of Balloons

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