Photos by Matt Pranger
The theme for the 2023 4th of July parade in Friday Harbor was Marching Forward Together.
San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce sponsored the parade and handed out the prizes to the winning entries. Photos of each winning entry are included in the gallery below.
Best Use of Theme – Brownes Home and Garden Center
Best Use of Theme (Non-float) – Friday Harbor Soroptimists
Best Use of Theme (children) – Friday Harbor Athletic Association
Judges’ Special Choice – Pride Group
Best Costumed Group – Young Adult Association of San Juan Island (YAAS)
Best Animal/Animal Group – Wolf Hollow Wildlife Animal Rehabilitation Center
Most Original Entry – BooBoo’s Boxing
Best Vehicle – San Juan Yacht Club