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PHOTOS | Grand Floral Parade dances through Downtown

The 2019 Grand Floral Parade made its way through Downtown Saturday morning.
Credit: Destiny Johnson

PORTLAND, Ore — The biggest of the Rose Festival Parades brings thousands to the streets to see the floats, vintage cars, and of course flowers.

This year got off to a cloudy start but that did not keep the marching bands from marching or the floats from driving by, waving at kids and adults alike.

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This year’s parade featured the traditional large floats as well as mini-floats, marching bands, equestrian teams, vintage vehicles and more.

Five Rose Festival heroes served as Grand Marshals for the parade. Learn more about them here

You can get a closer look at the floats through the weekend. They’ll be at the Grand Floral Float Showcase on Southwest Naito Parkway, adjacent to CityFair, from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

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