Meota enthusiastically pulled out the stops for Canada Day. A decorated bike parade was delayed by the rain, but went ahead at 3 p.m. Participants of all ages took part and then enjoyed hot dogs and watermelon after.
Police lead the parade.
The start of the parade showed how creative the participants were decorating their non-motorized vehicles.
Father helps his daughter participate in the parade on her bike with training wheels.
I Love Canada this little girl wrote on her arm as well as being adorned by Canda flags and tattoos.
Little participant shows her Canada Day pride.
Parade participants keep the procession moving.
Showing their Canada Day decorations.
All generations participate in the parade.
Youngster participated in parade in the comfort of his seat while mom did the pedaling.
Dark skies were in the background threatening rain on the parade but this little boy wasn't interested in clouds and just wanted to show his Canada pride.
Father and daughter enjoy watermelon after the parade.
Hotdogs were on the menu after the parade. Youngster is deciding if she would like watermelon, too.
Joanne Kachur, organizer of parade, and Ranelle Brown, Meota park office administrator, hand out homemade cookies to all.
Mother and daughter pose for a picture after being in the parade.