ST. JOSEPH — The Blossomtime Festival held a Youth Parade on Saturday, May 8, along Lake Boulevard in downtown St. Joseph.
Following the Youth Parade, downtown merchants presented a live mannequin show. “Royalty Rocks the Windows,” featuring 2020 Community Queens and Kings.
Children from preschool through middle school age marched along Lake Boulevard during the Youth Parade.
Entrants were judged for the floats, bands, 4-H units, pom-pom/cheerleading/drill teams, pets, costumes and decorated wagons and bikes.
The following are Youth Parade winners:
• Unit No. 1: Girl Scout Troop 00127
• Unit No. 13: Ryan Weber – decorated wagon for “Star Wars” in a Galaxy Far Away
• Unit No. 14: Adeline Weber – (baby stroller) “Sesame Street,” The Greatest Show Ever
• Unit No. 15: South Haven Blueberry Royalty for their float
• Unit No. 16: Girl Scout Troop 51029
• Unit No. 18: Buchanan Royalty for their float
• Unit No. 21: Rachael Fontecchio – (baby stroller) Just Strolling Around
• Unit No. 24: Cub Scout Pack 623
• Unit No. 28: South Haven Royalty for their car haul float