Despite the hot and humid weather, the Port City’s Independence celebration went on as planned.
Parade time temperature – 96 degrees.
An Independence celebration “cake”
Cheers from the Renaissance Faire
A cool kid enjoys a sucker while relaxing under an umbrella with a built-in fan.
A young witch hands out invitations to this October’s Witches Ball
Celebrating 89 years of theater
Renaissance Faire horses
Down Beat Percussion
Man vs. board – man won
A member of the Rotary club hands out candy.
Lake City Masons
Driving books home
Children’s Museum of Oswego.
The Towpath Fife and Drum Corps
The Boy Scouts
Master Pryor’s Tae Kwon Do perform
The Mexico Matadors entertain the crowd
A man runs through the spray from a Hannibal VFD truck
Oswego’s Crime Dog.
Representatives of Fort Ontario dressed in World War I attire
A line of cars and trucks stretches for several blocks.
Members of the CNY Fire and Police Band perform.
Mayor Billy Barlow waves to the crowd
Chairs lined up early to save a prime viewing spot.
They came prepared.
A sno-cone to cool off
Team Red, White and Blue helps kick off the parade.
View of the parade from East Second Street at 1:35 p.m.