Thousands of locals and visitors alike crowded the streets of Gleneden Beach on the Fourth of July to witness the 25th annual Independence Day Parade, which was filled with a variety of floats and locals celebrating their patriotism.

Along with the ever popular parade, the holiday event featured local vendors, a pancake breakfast, live music, face painting, balloon animals, beer from Beachcrest Brewing Company and an all around good time.

Beachcrest Brewing wasn't the only sponsor helping celebrate a quarter of a century of parades in Gleneden Beach, there were numerous others such as The Side Door Cafe, The Red Roof, Weiss Install. LLC, Home Oregon Coast, Carol's Massage, Gentlemen's Hair Co., Rustic Bloom Photography, Pacific Watsu & Bodyworks, US Bank, Chester's Thriftway, Blue Mountain Contractors Inc. and Gleneden Beach Community Club.


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