Hillyard Festival 2011

August 6, 2011 5:23 p.m.  •  1 comment

This year was the 100th anniversary of the Hillyard Festival and the party was the biggest anyone could remember in Spokane’s northeast neighborhood.

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One of the more somber displays in the annual Hillyard Hi-Jinks Parade was a series of banners with photos of war dead from the Spokane area Saturday.

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Jonathan Jones, with guitarist Mike Grimm, left, belts out a song from the stage in Harmon Park Saturday at the annual Hillyard Festival.

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Tony Rossi, left, commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars No. 1474, carries the American flag in the color guard leading the Hillyard Hi-Jinks Parade Saturday.

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Greg Thomas of Chattaroy drives his 1937 John Deere tractor down Market Street in Hillyard with his granddaughter Lainee Shell, 5, in the Hillyard Hi-Jinks Parade Saturday.

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Blossom, a miniature pinscher belonging to Rich Hurst, watches the Hillyard Hi-Jinks Parade through a pair of doggie goggles Saturday.

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Members of the Hillyard Belles wave to the crowd from a classic car in the Hillyard Hi-Jinks parade Saturday at the 100th annual Hillyard Festival, celebrating the history and people of the once-small town on Spokane’s northeast side.

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Hot rods rumble down Market Street Saturday at the 100th annual Hillyard Festival.

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