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June 30, 2022 at 1:19 pm #7116Rana GoodmanKeymaster
VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS LOGAN THOMPSON AND ZACH
WHITECLOUD JOIN THE 28TH ANNUAL SUMMERLIN®
COUNCIL PATRIOTIC PARADE ON JULY 4TH
More than 50,000 expected to attend Las Vegas’ Biggest Independence Day Parade
WHAT: The entire Las Vegas valley is invited to celebrate Independence Day at the 28th Annual Summerlin Council Patriotic Parade, Southern Nevada’s largest and most colorful Fourth of July parade.
Joining the parade are Vegas Golden Knights goaltender, Logan Thompson, and defense-man, Zach Whitecloud, who will ride the Knights’ team float, one of more than 70 entries that includes 25 giant inflatable parade balloons, veteran and military organizations, patriotic and pop culture-themed floats, plus performing groups.
The Las Vegas Raiders also join the parade this year, represented by a 30-foot custom Raiders-branded giant inflatable balloon in the shape of a football. The Las Vegas Aces and Las Vegas Aviators also will be represented in the parade, which is planned to be grander than ever.
New to the parade this year are floats, “The Magic of Encanto” and “America’s Top Gun,” which will join several popular and returning patriotic-themed entries, including “A Salute to the Military,” honoring the service men and women from Nellis and Creech Air Force Bases; “
America Sings!” featuring the Desert Angels gospel choir; “America Standing Tall” featuring a 15-foot Miss Stars and Stripes towering high above the crowd; “A Very Vegas Birthday” with a special appearance by Elvis; and “Dancing in the Streets” by the Contemporary West Dance Theatre ARTSWORK Pro.
Other popular performing groups include Danza Del Carrizo Native American performing group, Palo Verde High School Marching Band, Nevada Latino Arts and Culture Association; and the Swing It! Girls.
Veterans and military organizations will be represented by the Marine Corps League, American Legion, Forgotten Not Gone, and the Southern Nevada Military Vehicle Association.
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