Antioch celebrates Independence Day with downtown parade and fireworks at the fairgrounds

Color Guard

The Veterans color guard starts off Antioch’s 2014 Independence Day parade on 2nd Street in historic, downtown Rivertown on Friday, July 4th.

Sons of Italy banner

Sons of Italy banner

Romano Marchetti

Romano Marchetti plays patriotic songs as part of the Sons of Italy entry.

Sons of Italy float

Sons of Italy float included grape stompers.

Mayor Wade Harper

Mayor Wade Harper

Mayor Pro Tem Mary Rocha

Mayor Pro Tem Mary Rocha being driven by Tim Forrester.

Councilwoman Monica Wilson

Councilwoman Monica Wilson

Tony Tiscareno

Antioch Councilman Tony Tiscareno campaigns with candy.

Councilman Tony Tiscareno car.

Councilman Tony Tiscareno’s car.

Antioch City Council candidate Lori Ogorchock campaigns in a Corvette.

Antioch City Council candidate Lori Ogorchock campaigns in a Corvette.

 

Christ Embassy

Christ Embassy

Antioch Lapidary Club

Antioch Lapidary Club

East County Veterans

East County Veterans

East County Veterans float

East County Veterans float

Asphalt Outlaws

Asphalt Outlaws

Aphalt Outlaws cars

Aphalt Outlaws cars

crowd lines 2nd Street

The crowd lines Second Street to watch the parade.

Knights Paladin Motorcycle Club

Knights Paladin Motorcycle Club

Dancers

Dancers

Dancers dancing

Dancers performing for the judges.

Veterans color guard

Veterans color guard

Veterans on motorcycles

Veterans on motorcycles.

Commons

The Commons at Dallas Ranch

Keller Williams

Keller Williams

Antique car

Antique car

Paradise Skate

Paradise Skate

Undead Bettys

Undead Bettys

Dancers Elite

Dancers Elite

Dancers Elite

Dancers Elite 2

Mrs Nor Cal

Mrs. Northern California Charlene Jones

Hugo's Place

The Derita family waves from the Hugo’s Place float.

Corvette club

Corvette Club

Boy Scouts color guard.

Boy Scouts color guard.

 

Debra Vinson

Candidate for Antioch School Board Debra Vinson

Melody's Dancers

Melody’s Dancers perform for the crowd.
LOL Club

LOL Club

Car entry

Classic car entry

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts 2

Girl Scouts 1

Girl Scouts 1

Knights of Columbus

Knights of Columbus from St. Ignatius Catholic church.

St. Ignatius banner

St. Ignatius Catholic church banner.

Super Friends

Super Friends made an appearance, thanks to Walter and Cynthia Ruehlig and family.

Navy

Navy jeep.

Lamar Thorpe

Candidate for Antioch City Council Lamar Thorpe.

Lamar Thorpe car

Antioch Council candidate Lamar Thorpe’s supporters.

Kiwanis Club

Kay Powers, Dave Massey and others from the Kiwanis Club of the Delta-Antioch.

Dr. Brandon Roberts

Dr. Brandon Roberts and Candace Rowlett show their patriotism in the parade.

Kiwanis Club truck

Kiwanis Club of the Delta-Antioch members, including Angel and Argentina Luevano in the cab.

Kiwanis Club banner

Kiwanis Club and Key Club banner carriers.

Antioch High cheer

Antioch High School cheerleaders made an appearance in the parade.

AHS Cheerleading

Antioch High School Cheerleading banner.

Boy Scouts 2

More Boy Scouts in the parade.

Inland Marine boat

Inland Marine boat

Salvation Army

Salvation Army

Joy Motts

Antioch School Board Trustee Joy Motts does some campaigning for her reelection.

Monica Wilson

Councilwoman Monica Wilson

Military jeep

Military jeep

Cub Scouts float

Cub Scouts

Quail Lodge

Quail Lodge

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3 Comments to “Antioch celebrates Independence Day with downtown parade and fireworks at the fairgrounds”

  1. gary schoo says:

    The Son’s of Italy has a good float and cars. Thanks to all my brothers and sisters for a job well done.

    • gary schoo says:

      To comment on my first everyone in in C Colombo 1315 are the best. We always have openings here in Antioch. The meeting are held at the senior center ever 2nd wed of the month. Please join us.

  2. Walter Ruehlig says:

    Great Parade with almost 60 units marching. Great day at the County Fairgrounds with all kinds of activities and knock-out music. Great fireworks show to round it all out. A success!!!

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