A Father’s Day Parade on the ultimate day of the Competition of the Fish entertained and enthralled the group regardless of the warmth June 20 in Vermilion.
Working alongside elements of Liberty Avenue and Ohio Road, the parade was led by the Vermilion Hearth Division adopted by Mayor Jim Forthofer and an abundance of native companies, organizations and group members.
Amongst them was the 2021 Miss Vermilion Diana Sewall, the remainder of the pageant’s royalty that had been topped earlier within the weekend and royalty from surrounding festivals in Ohio.
A number of baton and drum corps, together with The Futuristic’s Baton and Drum Corps and The Deputies, marched the streets to the beat of their drums in brightly coloured attire whereas ladies in attire adorned with glitter tossed batons alongside.
Following the parade, the group was invited to Victory Park to attend the ultimate festivities of the three day extravaganza together with a Vermilion firefighters water battle and dwell music from The French Lenards.