[Posted on Apr 15, 2015 | 334 views]
Mason Niblett, left, and Bryce Wozniak made the most of their chance to ride in a Gloucester fire truck during Saturday’s Daffodil Festival parade as they wave to the crowds. Photo by Charlie Koenig
16-month-old Olivia Lovejoy and 6-year-old Lily Petrosky were all decked out as daffodils in a wagon pulled by their grandmother, Pam Callis of Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Towne Realty. Photo by Charlie Koenig
A popular attraction at the Daffodil Festival and many other parades in the region are the Khedive Shriners. They had a large contingent in this year’s parade, including the Motor Corps (above). Photo by Charlie Koenig
2014 Daffodil Festival queen Nicolle Conry, at right, crowns this year’s queen, Sydney Poole. Conry was also the recipient of this year’s Daffodil Festival scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is renewable for four years. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Brittany Ragans of Gloucester, shares a lunch break at the festival’s food court with 2-year-old Charley Curry, who seemed to enjoy the chicken nuggets. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Entertainment on Saturday included a performance by the band Crazy X. The group will be playing this Saturday night at the Abingdon Ruritan Club during the Laurel Shelter’s “Western Night” fundraiser. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Organizers estimated over 20,000 people attended the festival. Photo by Charlie Koenig
 

Sunny skies and comfortable temperatures provided the perfect setting for over 20,000 people to visit last weekend’s festival.


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