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The Pirate ship was one of the tallest floats in the parade Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Chico’s 30th Annual Parade of Lights

Julian Mendoza // October 9, 2019
The Parade of Lights has been around for 30 years, replacing the previous Pioneer Parade from the late 80's. The spirit of that old parade still lives on for the light parade. So does a pirate ship.
President Gayle Hutchinson represented Chico State 2018 at the Pioneer Day Parade. Photo credit: Josh Cozine.

101st Pioneer Day Parade presents theme of learning

Josh Cozine // May 6, 2018

Hundreds lined the streets of downtown Chico Saturday for a tradition, this year themed with education - the Pioneer Day Parade.A Disney princess, dressed as Aurora in full flowing-pink gown, kneeled and...

Amanda Irons

RIP Labor Day float

Amanda Irons // September 9, 2013
Amanda Irons is the Tuesday blogger for theorion.com and weekly columnist for The Orion's print edition.
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