Lovingston 4th Of July Parade : 7.5.10

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Photos By Tommy Stafford : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : 5 year old Krystina Smith of Schuyler gets ready to enter the annual 4th of July Parade at Lovingston this past Monday. Click any images to enlarge.
Photos By Tommy Stafford : ©2010 www.nelsoncountylife.com : 5 year old Krystina Smith of Schuyler gets ready to enter the annual 4th of July Parade at Lovingston this past Monday. Click any images to enlarge.

Lovingston
Nelson County, Virginia

Temps hovered near 100° but that didn’t stop the crowds from turning out at this year’s 4th of July parade, held on July 5th, in downtown Lovingston.

Here’s the results of the parade. Be sure to scroll for more pictures below:

Here are the 2010 parade winners:
Bike Parade
Best of Show Bike – Carson Lucado
Best of Show Wagon – Emily Campbell
Best of Show Other – Chandler Giles
Most Patriotic – Krystina Smith

Main Parade
Best Float – Saunders Brothers
Best Formation Marching Unit – Nelson Parade Band
Best of Show Horse & Rider – Cowboy Church
Best of Show Antique Vehicle – Ruby Shelton
Best of Show Fire Unit – Buena Vista Fire
Best of Show Rescue Unit – Nelson County Emergency Services
Most Patriotic Group – Nelson County Republican Committee
Judge’s Award – Ridgecrest Baptist Church
Best Representation of The U.S. Constitution – Nelson County
Democratic Committee

Alex Adams from Rockfish sings the National Anthem just before the start of the parade.
Alex Adams from Rockfish sings the National Anthem just before the start of the parade.
Derek Kidd leads emergency vehicles in the 2010 parade, driving in this Lovingston Fire Department pumper.
Derek Kidd leads emergency vehicles in the 2010 parade, driving in this Lovingston Fire Department pumper.
Spectators show their 4th of July support during the parade.
Spectators show their 4th of July support during the parade.
These youngsters got the ride of their life in one of CVEC's huge bucket trucks.
These youngsters got the ride of their life in one of CVEC's huge bucket trucks.
CVEC, trucks making their way through the parade. Remember how much we liked these guys back in the blizzard!!
CVEC, trucks making their way through the parade. Remember how much we liked these guys back in the blizzard!!
No parade is complete without royalty! Becca Duncan waves to the crowd at the 2010 July 4th parade.
No parade is complete without royalty! Becca Duncan waves to the crowd at the 2010 July 4th parade.
Tim Spicer, Operations Manager of Tiger Fuel in Lovingston, peeks around wife Amanda in this vintage pickup during the parade.
Tim Spicer, Operations Manager of Tiger Fuel in Lovingston, peeks around wife Amanda in this vintage pickup during the parade.
This year's Master of Ceremonies, John Holman of Nellysford, announces the entries as they come by.
This year's Master of Ceremonies, John Holman of Nellysford, announces the entries as they come by.
Chandler Giles gets a helping hand just before entering the parade as part of the bike and mini car entries.
Chandler Giles gets a helping hand just before entering the parade as part of the bike and mini car entries.
Members of the VFW take to the street during the parade.
Members of the VFW take to the street during the parade.
And of course no parade is complet without the horses either!
And of course no parade is complet without the horses either!

Great parade! See you next year at the 2011 parade!

3 COMMENTS

  1. Thanks for the info Michelle. We obviously heard the name wrong from the announcer as they were being called out. Just made the change!

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