Days of '47 Parade
Photos by Samuel Askins
Locals camped out along the Days of '47 Parade route in SLC the night prior, eagerly awaiting colorful floats and music on the morning of Pioneer Day, July 24. Pioneer Day celebrates the Mormon pioneers arrival in the Salt Lake Valley, and the parade featured floats symbolizing Utah's pioneer heritage. Local dignitaries, including Governor Gary Herbert and Sheriff James Winder and Salt Lake City Fire Chief Kurt Cook made appearances, and entertainers greeted families along the route.
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