(PHOTOS) – Avondale Estates Fourth of July Parade

Posted by Decaturish.com July 4, 2016

By Travis Hudgons, contributor 

The heat did not keep the crowds away from the annual Fourth of July parade in Avondale Estates. A few hundred spectators, many waving flags, gathered along the sidewalks and in the yards of the tree-lined Clarendon Avenue to watch the parade.

Jann and Bob Knowles wait in a shaded spot for the parade to begin. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Jann and Bob Knowles wait in a shaded spot for the parade to begin. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Robbie and Erica Sammons and their pugs Sofie, Maggie, Sammie and Remmie. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Robbie and Erica Sammons and their pugs Sofie, Maggie, Sammie and Remmie. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Members of Boys Scouts Troop 6. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Members of Boys Scouts Troop 6. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Parade grand marshal Steve Sanchez. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Parade grand marshal Steve Sanchez. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

 Graham gives a fist-bump to a character in the parade. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Graham gives a fist-bump to a character in the parade. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Members of Atlanta Freedom Band. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Members of Atlanta Freedom Band. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Avondale Estates City Manger Clai Brown looks on as the parade passes by. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Avondale Estates City Manger Clai Brown looks on as the parade passes by. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Tray Dahl entertains the crowd with a live musical performance along with The Jugtime Ragband. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Tray Dahl entertains the crowd with a live musical performance along with The Jugtime Ragband. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Oscar Najarro waves his American flag. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Oscar Najarro waves his American flag. Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Photo by Travis Hudgons

Antique cars, boy scouts and a Stormtrooper or two were just some of the participants.

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