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Viewers camped out on sidewalks and many brought along Strawbuddy for the event.

A fine day for a parade

Monday, Mar. 5, 2018 |

Viewers camped out on sidewalks and many brought along Strawbuddy for the event.

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Sheriff Chad Chronister tossed beads to viewers at the parade.

Monday, Mar. 5, 2018 |

Sheriff Chad Chronister tossed beads to viewers at the parade.

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Steve Hurley was the grand marshall of the parade.

Monday, Mar. 5, 2018 |

Steve Hurley was the grand marshall of the parade.

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Mayor Rick Lott and was driven by his wife Di Lott during the event.

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Mayor Rick Lott and was driven by his wife Di Lott during the event.

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Vice Mayor Bill Dodson tossed beads to excited attendees.

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Vice Mayor Bill Dodson tossed beads to excited attendees.

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Commissioner Nate Kilton walked the parade and interacted with viewers.

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Commissioner Nate Kilton walked the parade and interacted with viewers.

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Commissioner Mike Sparkman wore a strawberry tie to the festival's parade.

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Commissioner Mike Sparkman wore a strawberry tie to the festival's parade.

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Commissioner Mary Mathis during the parade.

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Commissioner Mary Mathis during the parade.

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Mr. Berry brought his strawberry scepter to show off to his subjects.

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Mr. Berry brought his strawberry scepter to show off to his subjects.

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Court member Zoe Rasmussen, court member Baylee Astin and Strawberry Queen Ally Burt.

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Court member Zoe Rasmussen, court member Baylee Astin and Strawberry Queen Ally Burt.

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Court member Selena Berrios.

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Court member Selena Berrios.

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Court member Baylee Astin.

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Court member Baylee Astin.

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First Maid Dallas Baker.

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First Maid Dallas Baker.

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Strawberry Queen Ally Burt.

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Strawberry Queen Ally Burt.

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Junior Royalty Princess Paige Zarecor.

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Junior Royalty Princess Paige Zarecor.

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King of the Baby Parade Mason Wade Goff and Queen Addisyn Danielle Wise.

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King of the Baby Parade Mason Wade Goff and Queen Addisyn Danielle Wise.

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Florida's Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam.

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Florida's Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam.

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Ray Clark with his Florida FFA State Citrus Team from Kathleen Sr. FFA.

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Ray Clark with his Florida FFA State Citrus Team from Kathleen Sr. FFA.

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One group during the parade was shouting "Adopt, don't shop" and advocated for the closure of puppy mills.

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One group during the parade was shouting "Adopt, don't shop" and advocated for the closure of puppy mills.

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The state champions from Plant City High School.

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The state champions from Plant City High School.

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These young construction workers donned their hard hats for the festival.

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These young construction workers donned their hard hats for the festival.

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FBC Midway used the "Building New Memories" theme to influence the church's float.

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FBC Midway used the "Building New Memories" theme to influence the church's float.

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The "Building New Memories" theme was woven among many of the floats.

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The "Building New Memories" theme was woven among many of the floats.

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Strawberries, both real and fake, were the name of the game at the Grand Parade.

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Strawberries, both real and fake, were the name of the game at the Grand Parade.

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Sweet-N-Southern Cloggers had strawberry construction inspired outfits for the event.

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Sweet-N-Southern Cloggers had strawberry construction inspired outfits for the event.

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Some of the floats really focused on being unique, like this one which featured bushmen, a creepy clown and a dinosaur.

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Some of the floats really focused on being unique, like this one which featured bushmen, a creepy clown and a dinosaur.

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This young cowboy was tossing beads to attendees aboard the Thonotosassa Baptist Church float.

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This young cowboy was tossing beads to attendees aboard the Thonotosassa Baptist Church float.

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Dark Horse Music sang lip synced for their lives aboard their float.

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Dark Horse Music sang lip synced for their lives aboard their float.

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Members of Drawdy's Dance School tossed gifts to the crowd.

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Members of Drawdy's Dance School tossed gifts to the crowd.

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Eastside Baptist Church featured a "train" full of young riders and puppets.

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Eastside Baptist Church featured a "train" full of young riders and puppets.

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This dancer from Rancho Dominguez de Lagunillas Michoacan wore a mask to the parade.

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This dancer from Rancho Dominguez de Lagunillas Michoacan wore a mask to the parade.

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This large mascot was encouraging guests to visit the Renaissance Fair.

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This large mascot was encouraging guests to visit the Renaissance Fair.

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This large mascot was encouraging guests to visit the Renaissance Fair.

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This large mascot was encouraging guests to visit the Renaissance Fair.

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