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4th of July Parade: Sonoma marches on

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The banners waved and then some this week as Sonoma celebrated the Fourth of July in typical style — a cocktail of patriotism, community, irreverence and a few noticeable pitchers of sangria. Thousands encircled the Plaza to watch dozens of parade entrants file past. Above, local Scouts got into the ‘spirit of ‘76’ as the parade got underway, courtesy of the Sonoma Valley Volunteer Firefighters Association, which staged the parade and the grand fireworks display later in the evening. Let freedom ring, Sonoma.

“The parade judges deemed La Luz “Best of Parade” by only one point over Exchange Bank,” said parade organizer Bob Norrbom. “It was extremely close!”

Here’s a list of the parade winners:

COMMERCIAL:

1st - Exchange Bank

2nd - Sonoma Fit

3rd - Arbor Fence, Inc.

FAMILIES & INDIVIDUALS:

1st - Rocking Out Breast Cancer

2nd - Steve Moore and Town Square

3rd - Bike Life

NON-PROFIT:

1st - La Luz

2nd - Valley of the Moon Garden Club

3rd - Sonoma Valley Community Health Center

SOCIAL CLUBS:

1st - LGBT Seniors

2nd - Sonoma Newcomer’s Club

3rd - Sonoma Valley Mother’s Club

YOUTH GROUPS:

1st - Sonoma Revolution Softball

2nd - Sonoma Valley High School Dance Team

3rd - Sonoma United Soccer

MUSICAL:

1st - The Other Hometown Band

2nd - The Sonoma Hometown Band

BEST OF PARADE:

La Luz

All photos by Will Murray unless noted.

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