FREMONT – It seems like most of the city turns out for the annual parade up Main street, the unofficial “end” to the John C Fremont weekend festivities.
This year, John C Fremont Days received over 100 entries for the annual parade, ranging from local schools and churches to new businesses in town. The two hour parade started off with entertainment from the Kokyo Taiko Drummers performing at 9th & Main, and with the Omaha Street Percussion group performing just down the street at 6th & Main.
The winning entries this year were:
Best Business Entry
Don Peterson & Associates
Best Religious Entry
Fremont First United Methodist Church
Best Historical Entry
Trinity Lutheran School
Best Overall Entry
Heartland Family Services – Jefferson House
John C Fremont Days is run by an all-volunteer Board of Directors who work on planning and executing the festival all year round. Volunteer and Board positions are available, and members of the public interested in helping steward the festival into it’s 33rd year are encouraged to apply. You can find more information on getting involved with John C Fremont Days on their website.