Parade Closes With Wave From Mr. Potato Head, Tribute to Chief Marshals [Video]
The Bristol Fourth of July Parade came to a close around 2:30 p.m. on Monday, with a final wave from the patriotic Mr. Potato Head.
After five hours of celebrating America's birth, the annual Bristol Fourth of July parade came to a close Monday afternoon with a wave from the patriotic Mr. Potato Head and a sign reading, "See You Next Year."
The parade's final, fifth division completed the 226th Bristol Fourth of July Parade, known officially as the Civic, Military and Firemen's Parade. The final division featured an array of patriotic visitors from a flag-covered float carrying Santa Claus to an Uncle Sam on stilts.
Featured above are photos and video of the parade, including images from the final division and a tribute to parade Chief Marshals Joseph Brito Jr. and his wife, Betty.
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