A fine day for a Fair parade


Missouri State Fair Queen 2014 Hanna Keene waves to the crowd as her horse and carriage makes its way down Missouri State Fair Boulevard in front of the Pepsi Grandstand for Thursday’s Opening Day parade. Keene will crown the 2015 Fair Queen during coronation at 3 p.m. today in the Mathewson Exhibition Center.


Two horses and their riders trot down MSF Boulevard in front of a large crowd at 6 p.m. Thursday. The rider on the left spent part of the parade standing up while riding her horse.


The Budweiser Clydesdales make their second appearance in a Sedalia parade during the Opening Day parade. The iconic horses marched down Barrett Avenue Wednesday. They will make daily appearances during the 11-day Missouri State Fair.


Members of the Missouri State Fair Commission rode in several trucks and cars during the beginning of the Opening Day parade Thursday evening.


Missouri State Fair Boulevard in front of the Pepsi Grandstand is packed with fair-goers eager to watch the annual Opening Day parade Thursday evening.


The local VFW Post 2591 presents the colors during the beginning of Thursday’s Opening Day parade, with members of Smith-Cotton JROTC not far behind them.


Members of the Elks Lodge 125 fold the American flag following the parade on the first day of the Missouri State Fair on Thursday. The 30x20 foot flag needed 20 Elks to carry it. Two others walked with a banner.


Missouri State Fair Queen 2014 Hanna Keene waves to the crowd as her horse and carriage makes its way down Missouri State Fair Boulevard in front of the Pepsi Grandstand for Thursday’s Opening Day parade. Keene will crown the 2015 Fair Queen during coronation at 3 p.m. today in the Mathewson Exhibition Center.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Parade3.jpgMissouri State Fair Queen 2014 Hanna Keene waves to the crowd as her horse and carriage makes its way down Missouri State Fair Boulevard in front of the Pepsi Grandstand for Thursday’s Opening Day parade. Keene will crown the 2015 Fair Queen during coronation at 3 p.m. today in the Mathewson Exhibition Center.

Two horses and their riders trot down MSF Boulevard in front of a large crowd at 6 p.m. Thursday. The rider on the left spent part of the parade standing up while riding her horse.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Parade2.jpgTwo horses and their riders trot down MSF Boulevard in front of a large crowd at 6 p.m. Thursday. The rider on the left spent part of the parade standing up while riding her horse.

The Budweiser Clydesdales make their second appearance in a Sedalia parade during the Opening Day parade. The iconic horses marched down Barrett Avenue Wednesday. They will make daily appearances during the 11-day Missouri State Fair.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Parade5.jpgThe Budweiser Clydesdales make their second appearance in a Sedalia parade during the Opening Day parade. The iconic horses marched down Barrett Avenue Wednesday. They will make daily appearances during the 11-day Missouri State Fair.

Members of the Missouri State Fair Commission rode in several trucks and cars during the beginning of the Opening Day parade Thursday evening.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Parade4.jpgMembers of the Missouri State Fair Commission rode in several trucks and cars during the beginning of the Opening Day parade Thursday evening.

Missouri State Fair Boulevard in front of the Pepsi Grandstand is packed with fair-goers eager to watch the annual Opening Day parade Thursday evening.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Parade11.jpgMissouri State Fair Boulevard in front of the Pepsi Grandstand is packed with fair-goers eager to watch the annual Opening Day parade Thursday evening.

The local VFW Post 2591 presents the colors during the beginning of Thursday’s Opening Day parade, with members of Smith-Cotton JROTC not far behind them.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Parade6.jpgThe local VFW Post 2591 presents the colors during the beginning of Thursday’s Opening Day parade, with members of Smith-Cotton JROTC not far behind them.

Members of the Elks Lodge 125 fold the American flag following the parade on the first day of the Missouri State Fair on Thursday. The 30×20 foot flag needed 20 Elks to carry it. Two others walked with a banner.
http://sedaliademocrat.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Elks-flag.jpgMembers of the Elks Lodge 125 fold the American flag following the parade on the first day of the Missouri State Fair on Thursday. The 30×20 foot flag needed 20 Elks to carry it. Two others walked with a banner.

Missouri State Fair Queen 2014 Hanna Keene waves to the crowd as her horse and carriage makes its way down Missouri State Fair Boulevard in front of the Pepsi Grandstand for Thursday’s Opening Day parade. Keene will crown the 2015 Fair Queen during coronation at 3 p.m. today in the Mathewson Exhibition Center.

Two horses and their riders trot down MSF Boulevard in front of a large crowd at 6 p.m. Thursday. The rider on the left spent part of the parade standing up while riding her horse.

The Budweiser Clydesdales make their second appearance in a Sedalia parade during the Opening Day parade. The iconic horses marched down Barrett Avenue Wednesday. They will make daily appearances during the 11-day Missouri State Fair.

Members of the Missouri State Fair Commission rode in several trucks and cars during the beginning of the Opening Day parade Thursday evening.

Missouri State Fair Boulevard in front of the Pepsi Grandstand is packed with fair-goers eager to watch the annual Opening Day parade Thursday evening.

The local VFW Post 2591 presents the colors during the beginning of Thursday’s Opening Day parade, with members of Smith-Cotton JROTC not far behind them.

Members of the Elks Lodge 125 fold the American flag following the parade on the first day of the Missouri State Fair on Thursday. The 30×20 foot flag needed 20 Elks to carry it. Two others walked with a banner.

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