Floats sparkle in annual Manassa Pioneer Days parade

This float, featured Friday in the 138th Annual Manassa Pioneer Days parade, asks,  “who were you meant to be?” Those who missed the parade can enjoy it this morning, July 22, at 10 a.m. Also featured today are a 5K at 7 a.m., hamburger stand, carnival, barbecue, live entertainment, rodeo at 1 p.m., demolition derby at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks.Photo by Sylvia Lobato

Firefighters and rescuers are honored in this float that declares, “no call too small,” with a cat in a tree. Photo by Sylvia Lobato

Reunions, celebrations and more are emphasized on this float that shares the feeling that it’s Christmas in July. Photo by Sylvia Lobato

From the 138th Annual Manasa Pioneer Days royalty to horse and buggy the Pioneer Days parade did not disappoint on Friday. The parade features colorful floats designed to capture the crowds' attention. Enjoy the parade's encore this morning along with many family friendly events throughout the day. Courier photos by Keith R. Cerny