62ndANNUAL POTOMAC RIVER FESTIVALGrand Feature ParadeColonial Beach, VirginiaJune 8, 2013
The parade had a delayed start due to rains from a tropical storm.The Firemens Parade joined at the end of the Grand FeatureParade due to having been rained out the night before.(This is the first time in 62 years that this has happened!)Parade theme: Hometown HeroesGrand Marshal: Torrey Smith, Colonial Beach native and widereceiver for the Super Bowl Champions Baltimore Ravens.
62nd Annual Potomac River Festival Parade WinnersCategory -1st Place/2nd Place/3rdPlaceDecorated Golf Cart - Eagles Oklahoma Tribute/Colonial Yacht Club/Foote TitleDecorated Car - Stans Skateland/Lil Miss VA Sweetheart/Motorcycle group - Brothers & Sisters 4 life/LZBC Motorcycle MinistryMarching & Drill - Fife & drum of Fred./Knights of Columbus/KGHS JROTCFloats - Ashton Daycare/Kimbles Auto Sales/American LegionDance-Cheer-Twirlers - Starfires/Sparkettes/Youthful ConnectionBolivian Dance -Tinkus San Simon/Tinkus Tiataco/Tinkus WapurysAntique Cars- Jeff & Eddie Dunlap/E&S Olympic PaintingClub, Group, Organization - Girl Scout Troop 3212/PR 258 Color GuardHorses - Monrovia FarmsDecorated Truck - Torch Run Special Olympics
FIREMENS PARADE AWARDSCOMMERCIAL PUMPER1st - Westmoreland Volunteer Fire Department2nd - Oak Grove Volunteer Fire DepartmentCUSTOM PUMPER1st - Marshall Volunteer Fire Department2nd - Oak Grove VFD3rd - Newburg Volunteer Fire/Rescue Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department."TANKER1st - Westmoreland VFD2nd - Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department3rd - Oak Grove VFDBRUSH TRUCK1st - Goldvein Volunteer Fire Department2nd - Oak Grove VFD3rd - Newburg VF/RFIRE BOAT1st - Oak Grove VFDLONGEST DISTANCEMarshall VFDBEST APPEARING (IN STATE)Oak Grove VFD
BEST APPEARING (OUT OF STATE)Newburg VF/RANTIQUE (1960 AND NEWER)Riverdale (Privately Owned)REFURBISHED APPARATUSAshland Volunteer RescueSUPPORT UNITNewburg VF/RCHIEF UNIT/COMMANDNewburg VF/RCHARLES E CATLETT, JR MEMORIAL AWARD (PIERCE)Westmoreland VFDJOE TATE MEMORIAL AWARDOak Grove VFD