What a parade! Congratulations to Doris Gentry, Napa Sunrise Rotary and all the entries in this year's Fourth of July extravaganza Wednesday morning.
And deepest thanks to the Napa Patch readers who have contributed photos from the parade.
The parade theme, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game," led to some creative surprises including baseball-playing dogs, horses decked with whiffle balls and taiko drummers singing "Take Me Out to the Ball Game."
The judges' complete results accompany this article; here are the top winners:
Equestrian first place: Carneros Caballeros and band
Floats - Corporate and Business first place: Jelly Belly
Floats - Non-Profit first place: Napa Valley Taiko
Walking- Non-Profit first place: Xochiquetzal Folkloric Group
Exhibition Only first place: Poor Broke Cowboy
The parade grand marshal was Margrit Mondavi and the judges were Rick Molinari, Barbara Nemko, Dorothy Salmon and Todd Zapolski.