Riverboat Days 2019 parade in photos

Even Elvis couldn’t resist cruising down Lakelse Ave. for the Riverboat Days parade Aug. 2. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
The Bhangra Dancers won for best overall float this year, putting on a show for spectators. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)
Riverboat Days King and Queen Rose and Henry Dreger. (Brittany Gervais/Terrace Standard)

Crowds of people lined the streets of downtown Terrace to see this year’s Riverboat Days Legion Parade Saturday.

The parade began at 11 a.m. at City Hall on Eby Street and turneddown to Lakelse Ave. before going back up toward the Terrace Legion for a family barbecue and results presentation.

People saw dozens of floats cruise down Lakelse Avenue, with some newcomers this year.

READ MORE: Five things to get excited about for Terrace’s Riverboat Days

Best overall float went to the Bhangra Dancers, who put on a show for spectators as they danced down the street.

The Royal Canadian Legion won first place in the Non-Commercial category, with BC Government and Service Employees Union in second place and Kitselas First Nation in third.

Thompson Community were awarded first place in the Commercial category, followed by Progressive Ventures in second and 7 Eleven in third.

Free Elements Dance won over the crowd with their impressive skills, placing first in the Dance Groups and Bands category. Peak Gymnastics came in second, with the Terrace Pipes and Drums securing third.

Want to watch the full parade? Check out a live-stream of the hour-long celebration on Terrace Standard’s Facebook page.


 


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