Skagway Fourth of July 2004

THRILL OF VICTORY - A kids tug of war team celebrates a winning pull. Grey Huddleston

GRAND CHAMPION BAND - The Midnight Sun Pipe Band performs after the parade on Broadway in front of Keller’s, which has been sponsoring the Whitehorse group for many years. The band’s tartan trek to Skagway this year was rewarded with the parade’s top award. GH

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FABULOUS FIREWORKS - A crowd enjoys the show in the sky from the ferry terminal on July 3. Others enjoyed the fireworks from the Fairweather Express. JB

THEME: "Land of the Free, Home of the Brave"


Blaine Mero, in his trademark patriotic footwear, gives out parade awards. JB

MAIN PARADE PRIZES

Best Theme Entry- $100
DOT & Klondike Kids Daycare

Garden City Float - $100
Reflections

Most Patriotic Entry - $100
Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park



No test of strength is as personal as the classic arm wrestle. GH

Float - Other Entry - $100
Klondike Gold Dredge
& White Pass

Best March or Non-Float Entry - $100
RCMP Mounties

Grand Prize - $100
Midnight Sun Pipe Band


Candace Cahill, in festive clown attire, hitches a ride on the back of Stuart Brown's Harley-Davidson. JB

Judge’s Choice - $100
Upper Lynn Canal Vintage Motorcycle Assn. World Rally

Honorable Mentions - $50
Klondike Experience
Red Onion “Buffers”


Foot races for kids of all ages give aspiring athletes a chance to sprint for the finish. GH

KIDDIE PARADE PRIZES

Best Theme Entry - $15
Josena Burnham & her Horse Sparkie

Most Patriotic Entry - $15
Nikita Ford & Johanna Roseberg - Patriotic Sisters


The Royal Canadian Mounted Police march to the beat of snares and bagpipes. JB

Judge’s Choice - $15
Cody & Trysten Burnham - 2 Very Patriotic Guys

Best Group - $20
Little Dippers Day Care

Honorable Mentions - $5
Johnathan Harris from Hawaii
Amber & DeAnte Jones from Tagish

Soft hands can save the careful from a handful of yolk. GH

OTHER NOTABLES
Grand Marshals
Boyd & Jean Worley
Don & Betty Hather

Skagway Chamber of Commerce 2004 Ducky Derby Winners
$1000.00 Winner - Mitchell Snyder #753
$100.00 - Patrick McClain #416
$100.00 - Jan Tronrud #66
$100.00 - Natalie Sasser #312
$100.00 - Monte Mitchell #691
$100.00 - Carson (Hosford) Tucker #781

A thousand little duckies suddenly find themselves all wet and racing for the finish line. The duckie derby sold out for
the third year in a row, raising $10,000 for the Chamber of Commerce.
JB

SCHEDULE & LINKS TO PREVIOUS FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATIONS