The streets in Redfield were lined with adults and kids of ages waiting to see the Independence Day Parade on Thursday. The route included Sheridan and River Roads, ending in Redfield City Park.

The streets in Redfield were lined with adults and kids of ages waiting to see the Independence Day Parade on Thursday. The route included Sheridan and River Roads, ending in Redfield City Park.

Floats were adorned with various decorations from flags to balloons, all celebrating the significance of the holiday.

All sorts of organizations participated from churches to local businesses. There were smiling faces on every float.

The Haunted Hayride provided a haunting float decorated with theatrical props from their fall productions. A fire engine made its way down the route with sirens blazing and horses trotted along the street as well.

Those watching the parade were able to catch candy, pens and even hand-held fans that were tossed from the moving vehicles and trailers.

Temperatures for this year’s event were much cooler than experienced during pervious Fourth of July celebrations. If you were feeling the heat, there was a float designed to cool you down. Kids armed with water guns doused the onlookers with cool streams of water.

The parade ended with an announcement that reminded residents of the fireworks display that would be shown later that night.