This is America, This vast, confused beauty, This staring, restless speed of loveliness, Mighty, overwhelming, crude, of all forms, Making grandeur out of profusion. —Amy Lowell
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  • The Boys & Girls Club float was an homage to Jaws, with a replica of the Orca (and a basketball hoop to boot).
    Maria Thibodeau
  • Fred B. (Ted) Morgan Jr., longtime parade marshal and World War II veteran, led the way.
    Sara Brown
  • Drummers keep the beat.
    Maria Thibodeau
  • Waiting for the parade to pass Edgartown Town Hall.
    Sara Brown
  • Ethan Thibodeau waits for the parade to start.
    Maria Thibodeau
  • The six Island police chiefs march in the parade.
    Sara Brown
  • Camp Jabberwocky wowed with costumes and creativity--and was named Most Original Float.
    Maria Thibodeau
  • Drummers with the Colonial Navy of Massachusetts 1775.
    Sara Brown
  • Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center won best float.
    Maria Thibodeau
  • Clifford the Big Red Dog, a tribute to Norman Bridwell.
    Sara Brown
  • Martha's Vineyard Youth Soccer represents.
    Maria Thibodeau
  • Crowd gathered on North Water street.
    Sara Brown
  • Marchers traveled by foot, float, and even unicycle.
    Maria Thibodeau
  • A high five from Sharky, the MV Sharks' mascot.
    Sara Brown
  • Fireworks over Edgartown Harbor capped off the day.
    Maria Thibodeau
  • Maria Thibodeau