Here are some photo, video, and social media post highlights from the 2019 Greater Farmington Founders Festival:
LOC Color Run
Founders Festival Parade
(Click any image in the gallery to open full-sized photos.)
Farmington Hills firefighters collected donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association along the parade route.
Farmington Hills Police K-9 Dozer and his partner Officer Ryan Yudt
Farmington Rotary Club member Phil Abraham carried a placard as part of the club’s parade entry.
The Warnerettes Parasol Drill Team
Ron and Tina Carley as President Abe Lincoln and his wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, were part of the Governor Warner Mansion contingent.
Farmington council members Sara Bowman, Maria Taylor, Bill Galvin, (Mayor) Steven Schneemann, and Joe LaRussa
Farmington Hills resident Brian Lebovitz was among the Parade Company crew.
Newly crowned Miss Farmington 2019 Emma Hahn
Farmington Hills council members cruised down the parade route in golf carts.
Zap Zone brought a cast of costumed characters to the parade, including this dancer.
This entry from the Junior Optimists received the Mayors Choice Award.
The Committee to Increase Voter Participation brought an important reminder to the parade.
Canine College staff and their pups drew lots of attention from the crowd.
Nancy Gaughan leads the CARES of Farmington Hills Duck Derby parade group.
The Freedom Gateway Center parade entry won a Mayors Choice Award.
Representing Prime Dental, “Mickey Mouse” met a fan along the parade route.
Children’s librarian Maria Showich-Gallup led the Library parade entry riding the Book Bike.
Farmington Public Schools bus drivers decorated a bus as a pirate ship for the parade.
Downtown Farmington’s Harvest Moon celebration happens September 19-21.
Greater Farmington Founders Festival parade volunteers rode down the route just ahead of the street sweeper.
Founders Festival Facebook gallery