A lot enjoyable was taking place Monday on Coronado, a motorist driving throughout the Coronado Bay Bridge would possibly anticipate to see a “Parking Full” signal.
1000’s converged on the island for the Fourth of July parade, picnics and the cool breeze on the shore, which saved temps within the mid- to higher 60s.
Saluting the navy was a part of the 73rd anniversary parade and fireworks celebration.
Spectators lined either side of Orange Avenue to view 100 models with navy and veteran teams getting essentially the most applause.
Parade-goers had been wearing patriotic outfits with purple, white and blue shirts, sun shades, attire, hats and metallic stars on their pores and skin.
Vice Adm. Roy Kitchener was the grand marshal. Kitchener is commander of the Naval Floor Forces, U.S. Pacific Fleet. His decorations embody the Protection Superior Service Medals, Legion of Benefit awards and the Protection Meritorious Service Medal.
One of many extra uncommon actions came about earlier than the parade as kids and adults drew chalk circles in lots of colours on the road — aka Horse Bingo.
Many of those “poop circles” contained the artist’s title. If a horse made a deposit inside your circle in the course of the parade, you had been presupposed to get a prize. A bunch of women urged equestrians to navigate their steeds over their circles, however nothing dropped.
Different artists acquired fortunate, nevertheless.
Different actions deliberate on the tied island for the vacation included an Adrian Empire demonstration and San Diego Star Wars Society photo-op, a Leap Frog demonstration, a band live performance in Spreckels Park, a live performance with Liquid Blue on the sixteenth fairway of the Coronado Golf Course and fireworks at 9 p.m. on the golf course.
Fireworks shows had been deliberate all through the county, together with the Huge Bay Increase in San Diego Bay.