Johns Creek Founders Day Parade kicks off holiday season



JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Johns Creek officially opened the holiday season Dec. 2 with its traditional Founders Day Parade down State Bridge Road. A record crowd of an estimated 4,500 people lined the road.

Around 90 vehicles and floats filed by on a somewhat overcast but exuberant Saturday morning.

There were school bands, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, dancing troupes and more participating. The Shriners were entertaining in their colorful garb and crazy vehicles. In all some 1,800 participants marched in the parade according to city officials.

The Seed & Feed Marching Abominable made its annual appearance as did the Athol Highlanders pipes and drum corps.

Mayor Mike Bodker pronounced it, “The best parade ever.”

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