Cotton Days parade a resounding success; video

WASHINGTON CITY — The 2017 Cotton Days parade went off without a hitch Saturday morning in Washington City as adults and children alike enjoyed the festive floats, banners, marchers and commercial entries.

Marines from L to R, Rick Massey, Gary Boothroyd, Bryan Butas, and Billion Johnston of the Utah Dixie Detachment 1270 Marine Corps League Color Guard participated in the Cotton Days Parade Saturday, April 29, 2017 | Photo courtesy of Bill Fortune, St. George News

Watch the video top of this report.

Other activities on Saturday included a breakfast by the Lions Club, a car show and a tractor pull.

A Cotton Days family hoedown is scheduled for Saturday at 6 p.m. on the Lions Club patio, 75 East Telegraph St. Music will be provided by DJ Lex.

A historical fireside will be presented Sunday at 5 p.m. at the Washington City Museum, 25 East Telegraph St.

Monday is a free swim day at the Washington City Community Center, 350 Community Center Drive.

Cotton Days festivities are a week-long event, ongoing through Monday.

Read more: Cotton Days Celebration honors Washington City’s heritage

St. George News reporter Ric Wayman contributed to this report.

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