• Newsletters
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
°
Sunday, September 24, 2017
View complete forecast
News-Sentinel.com Your Town. Your Voice.

PHOTOS: Lutheran Health Network Three Rivers Festival Parade

Tracey Graham of Hoagland hugs Admiral Andy as he walks by in the Lutheran Health Network Three Rivers Festival Parade on Saturday. (Photo by Jaclyn Goldsborough of The News-Sentinel )
Tracey Graham of Hoagland hugs Admiral Andy as he walks by in the Lutheran Health Network Three Rivers Festival Parade on Saturday. (Photo by Jaclyn Goldsborough of The News-Sentinel )

More Information

Get the details

Each year, more than 50,000 people line the streets of downtown Fort Wayne to see colorful parade floats, balloons and parade walkers. The parade starts at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, so make sure to get your spot early. The route begins on Van Buren Street near St. Joseph Hospital, then weaves along Main and Berry streets, and ending along Calhoun Street.


Participants compete for a parade trophy in these categories:

Sweepstakes trophy:
Best overall float with outstanding presentation and design

Mayor's trophy:
Most original float with creativity and imagination that is uncommon
Festival parade committee trophy: Float that best portrays "Made Here" theme

Admiral Andy's trophy:
Float that is most educational or has the best appeal for children

Specialty Commercial trophy:
Commercial unit that is not a float, balloon, or band. Trophy awarded based on the Parade Judge's choice.

Speciality not-for-profit trophy:
Not-for-profit unit that is not a float, balloon, or band. Trophy awarded based on the Parade Judge's choice.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.The Associated Press
Saturday, July 13, 2013 10:28 am
Thousands of people lined the street of downtown Fort Wayne to watch the Lutheran Health Network Three Rivers Festival Parade on Saturday. With homemade floats, inflatable balloons, horses and more, walkers in the parade were also accompanied by something new this year - mobile vendors selling toys and other goodies.

Will you be out enjoying the festival fun? Want to share your good time with the rest of the Fort Wayne community? Share your photo on our Facebook wall or tweet at us with the #nsTRF hashtag and your photo could be included in our photo gallery!
View Larger Map

More Information

Get the details

Each year, more than 50,000 people line the streets of downtown Fort Wayne to see colorful parade floats, balloons and parade walkers. The parade starts at 9:45 a.m. Saturday, so make sure to get your spot early. The route begins on Van Buren Street near St. Joseph Hospital, then weaves along Main and Berry streets, and ending along Calhoun Street.


Participants compete for a parade trophy in these categories:

Sweepstakes trophy:
Best overall float with outstanding presentation and design

Mayor's trophy:
Most original float with creativity and imagination that is uncommon
Festival parade committee trophy: Float that best portrays "Made Here" theme

Admiral Andy's trophy:
Float that is most educational or has the best appeal for children

Specialty Commercial trophy:
Commercial unit that is not a float, balloon, or band. Trophy awarded based on the Parade Judge's choice.

Speciality not-for-profit trophy:
Not-for-profit unit that is not a float, balloon, or band. Trophy awarded based on the Parade Judge's choice.

Comments

News-Sentinel.com reserves the right to remove any content appearing on its website. Our policy will be to remove postings that constitute profanity, obscenity, libel, spam, invasion of privacy, impersonation of another, or attacks on racial, ethnic or other groups. For more information, see our user rules page.
comments powered by Disqus