The Parade Begins....
American Legion Post 291 Color Guard
It would not be a parade without the Keystone Cops
Newport Beach Mayor Diane Dixon and family
...and there were horses and riders in colonial costumes
and pirates of all sorts
Dancing in the streets in 1940's costumes with soldiers
Never enough dancing and dancers
Griffie an Irish Mastiff Pirate won over everyone
WWII veteran Bob Mosier and Black Jack with some admirers
The King of an imaginary kingdom and Miss Balboa Island Queens
Young Pirates had a great time...
Captain Jack Sparrow and Coconut draped Islander
Always enough time for puppy love
Pirates of Spa Gregory...
Pirates riding electric bikes...who knew?
USC Song Ladies leading the USC Band...on to victory (except against other CA Schools )
Another pirate canine
Griffie and Mom...the perfect couple
The famous Patio Chair Drill Team of Balboa Island...incomparble performers!
The Drill Team high stepping through its routine.
Costa Mesa High School drummers kept the beat going
Arrgh...pirate colors flying high