Bay Roberts kicks off Klondyke Days
The rain that threatened early in the day could not hamper the spirits surrounding the annual kick-off parade for Bay Roberts’ Klondyke Days.
The sun shone as the parade rolled from the council building to the Royal Canadian Legion parking lot where hundreds of parade watchers gathered for hot dogs, drinks and music on July 20.
Klondyke Days run from July 20 to Aug. 1 and is Bay Roberts’ way to celebrate its rich heritage and culture.
The parade featured plenty of colourful characters, including Mario Kart, Finding Nemo, Minions and others.
The Compass was there and snapped these images.
In a twist for 2016, a pair of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary’s mounted unit rode along the parade route.
Bay Roberts’ Dawson Mercer (right) proudly displays his world ball hockey championship gold
Bay Roberts Mayor Philip Wood (right) took his annual stroll with the parade on July 20.
The Bay Roberts Swimming Pool staff channeled Mario Kart in their annual parade exhibition. Shown here are, from left, Courtney French, Ryan Dawson, Christian Dawe and Andrew Churchill.
Bay Roberts recreation staff member Darcy O’Reilly (centre) played the part of Nemo and walked along with Chase and Ella Parsons.