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Neptune Festival Grand Parade

When: September 27, 2014, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: 16th - 32nd Streets, Virginia Beach Oceanfront
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Streets lined with people, colorful floats in all shapes and sizes, larger-than-life balloons, marching bands...all of which is just a small snapshot of Neptune's Grand Parade on Saturday.  Find yourself the best spot on the block as you enjoy the music and sights of our many parade units.  Be sure to keep an eye out for King Neptune and his court!  With a 16 block parade route, a bad spot is hard to find.

Make sure you get there early though for front row seating as many of the floats will have beads and other fun toss aways to for the crowd.  Come cheer your favorites as all roll down Atlantic Avenue starting at 11:30 AM.  As a highlight of Neptune Festival, this free event is a must for all, young and old alike.  So take a seat on the curb and watch the entertainment roll by.

This event is free and open to the public, and will take place RAIN OR SHINE!  For more information, contact the Neptune Festival office at (757) 498-0215.

2013 AWARDS

FLOATS

Neptune Trophy (Best overall float) - Nightmare Mansion

King Trophy (Best theme portrayal as a state- Busch LLC

Trident Trophy (Best use of sound) - Hurrah Players

Dolphin Trophy (Best use of music) - Parents of VA Wild

Mayor's Trophy (Best theme portrayal as the City of Virginia Beach) - HarborGroup

Sister Cities Trophy (Best use of Sister City themes) - Atkinson Realty

BANDS

1st Place - Booker T. Washington

2nd Place - Massaponax

3rd Place - F.W. Cox High School

MARCHING GROUPS, WITH MUSIC

1st Place - Bell A Dance

2nd Place - Tobas Binastia

MARCHING GROUPS, WITHOUT MUSIC

1st Place - Commonwealth Challenge

2nd Place - First Colonial High School NJROTC

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