Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Huge turnout for 2017 Ypsilanti 4th of July Parade Tuesday.

The sun was shining, the temperature a comfy 75 degrees and hundreds turned out for the Ypsilanti Fourth of July Parade Tuesday, 2017. Our nation may be in the throes of vast political turmoil and polarization, but you wouldn't have known it by all the smiling faces and friendly atmosphere at Tuesday's Ypsi 4th of July parade. The parade was sponsored by Ypsi Real, The Bomber and Budget Towing.

Beginning at 11:00 am, the parade marched down West Cross Street into Depot Town and featured local businesses, organizations and groups within the community.

The parade offered many highlights, but Elvis Fest and the Rosie the Riveter outfit deserve special mention. Also, it is always to a treat to see Ypsilanti Police & Fire units, as well as, local Vietnam Veterans of America.

Without a doubt, it is safe to say that all who attended and participated in this years Ypsilanti 4th of July Parade Tuesday had a great and joy filled time. These days, that is no small thing.

Jeff Brown
Editor & Publisher
Purple Walrus Press.
Photos Purple Walrus Press.
Rosie the Riveter provides punch to the parade!

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