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BOSTON, MA - FEBRUARY 04: Fans camp out at the finish line of the Boston Marathon before the New England Patriots Super Bowl victory parade on February 4, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images)

Three Awesome Moments From The Patriots’ Super Bowl Parade

The record snowfall that hit the Boston area kept the festivities on ice for an extra day but Patriots fans came out in droves to celebrate their fourth Super Bowl title of the Bill Belichick and Tom Brady era.

02/04/2015

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Taylor Swift To Perform On CBS Thanksgiving Day Parade Broadcast

It’s about to be a very Taylor Thanksgiving.

11/11/2014

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Man On Wheel: The Topsy-Turvy Story Of A State Fair Legend

Billed as “Melvin the Wacky Wheeler,” Summerbell has been performing in the Minnesota State Fair’s daily parade for a decade.

08/28/2014

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Pet Blog: Dogs On Parade In Minneapolis!

If you see an enormous pack of dogs roaming Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis Friday night, have no fear. We have not begun descent into a post-apocalyptic, Cormac McCarthy-like reality. It’s just a good ol’ fashioned doggy parade, y’all! The Northeast Dog Parade is a chance for pooches to get the fanfare they deserve.

07/24/2014

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Flood-Ravaged Delano Holds July 4th Celebrations

It’s been just over a week since Delano battled flood waters on the Crow River. The river crested at more than 21 feet, the second highest in history. Several businesses in the downtown area were forced to close along with a busy bridge. Homes were also threatened by the high water.

07/04/2014

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Popular Minn. Parade Band’s Nearly $50K Float Stolen

A popular parade band may have to go silent this summer because its float has gone missing. The custom float that takes the Zuhrah Shrine Steel Drum Band to parades around the state was stolen this weekend, which means they could miss parades in more than a dozen communities this summer.

06/02/2014

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St. Paul Business Owners Push To Move St. Paddy’s Parade To Saturday

Expect to see a lot of Irish spirit this weekend. Monday is St. Patrick’s Day, but many celebrations will begin as soon as Friday.

03/11/2014

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Lady Antebellum to Perform During Thanksgiving Day Parade On CBS

Lady Antebellum will be joining forces with a slew of Broadway casts during The Thanksgiving Day Parade On CBS on Nov. 28.

11/13/2013

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Anoka’s Halloween Parade Turns 93

The city of Anoka lived up to its billing as the “Halloween Capital of the World” on Saturday. The Grand Day Parade began at 1 p.m. in downtown Anoka, with over 150 floats and dozens of marching bands. Organizers estimate that they get up to 40,000 people to turn out every year. The event, which began in 1920, is the largest and longest-running parade in Minnesota.

10/26/2013

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10-14-13 Lynx Head Coach Cheryl Reeve On The Morning News!

Parade starts at 11:30 am on Nicollet Mall

10/14/2013

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Holidazzle Downsizing And This Year Will Be Its Last

A bright holiday tradition in downtown Minneapolis is nearing the end of the road. The Holidazzle parades have been running down Nicollet Mall since 1992 – the year Mall of America opened in Bloomington — with new competition for downtown retailers.

10/09/2013

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Morning Show Anchors To Grand Marshal Aquatennial Parade

Wednesday night is the night for those who love floats and bands. The Aquatennial Torchlight Parade will head down Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. WCCO Morning Show anchors Jason DeRusha and Jamie Yuccas will serve as grand marshals.

07/17/2013

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See The Sights & Sounds Of Cannon Falls’ 4th Of July Parade

Another long-time Fourth of July tradition is the parade in Cannon Falls. Photojournalist Brad Kopp captured the parade route.

07/04/2013

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Wedding Planning Being Offered At Twin Cities PRIDE

Twin Cities PRIDE is taking over Loring Park in downtown Minneapolis this weekend. This year, festival goers can expect a few key changes fueled by the passing of the Marriage Equality Bill.

06/25/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons

We watch it every year around this time — the dancers, the waving royalty and, of course, the balloons. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade is a big tradition but what would you say is your all-time favorite balloon? Vote here.

11/20/2012

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Teen With Rare Disorder Gets Parade From Make-A-Wish

A teen in the southern Twin Cities metro with a rare metabolic disorder will get his own parade thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

10/19/2012

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Bikini Parade Not Likely To Break Record

A bikini parade scheduled for Saturday is apparently quite a few marchers short of breaking a world record.

07/28/2012

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Bikini Parade To Go Forward — Despite City’s Objections

As part of the Paddle Fish Days parade, approximately 450 women in bikinis might be walking down Main Street in the small town of Madison Lake.

07/16/2012

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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

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Delano Residents Claim Spots Days Ahead Of Holiday Parade

Several residents have been staking out their spots for Delano’s Fourth of July parade since Monday, marking off areas of sidewalk with chalk and caution tape.

07/03/2012

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Guide To The Twin Cities Pride Festival

The 40th annual Twin Cities Pride Festival, one of the largest LGBT celebrations in the country, promises a full weekend of pride. From the Parade and Beer Dabbler to the Pride Boat Cruise, this is one weekend in the Twin Cities not to be missed.

06/16/2012

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Working For The Weekend: St. Paddy’s Roundup

It’s St. Patrick’s Day this weekend, and there’s sure to be a lot of celebrating in the Twin Cities.

03/15/2012

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A Guide To A Family Friendly St. Patrick’s Day

You don’t have to have Irish blood running through your veins to enjoy St. Patrick’s Day here in the Twin Cities.

03/09/2012

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St. Paddy’s In St. Paul And Minneapolis

Minnesota might be known in the larger world for its Scandinavian heritage, but there’s little doubt that the Irish have played a big part here, particularly in the capital of Saint Paul.

03/08/2012

Holidazzle Kicks Off 20th Season In Downtown Mpls.

The Target Holidazzle kicks off its 20th season of parades through downtown Minneapolis Friday night.

11/25/2011

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