City of Humboldt hosts 84th Annual West Tennessee Strawberry Festival Grand Floats Parade


HUMBOLDT, Tenn. (WNBJ) - It’s festival time in the city of Humboldt! The city hosted its Grand Floats Parade this morning on Main Street in downtown.


People lined the streets for the 84th Annual West Tennessee Strawberry Festival Grand Floats Parade. 39 News talked to some people in the crowd excited about the day.


“It has been a great day,” said Laura Meredith, a Memphis resident.

“Everything was amazing! The weather is amazing. It’s perfect,” said Felicia Dennis, a Humboldt resident.


One Humboldt native at the parade was happy to see huge crowds return for the 84th Annual West Tennessee Strawberry Festival Grand Floats Parade.


“I’m glad to see the turnout. I’m glad to see so many people returning back to the parade. This is as large as it’s been in a very long time so I’m really excited,” said Dennis.


Dennis also talks about her favorite part of the parade.


“I was really excited to see my mayor, Mayor Marvin Sikes. He’s amazing. I liked his pink suit; it matched my outfit,” said Dennis.


Another attendee who traveled from Memphis to see the parade explains her favorite parts of the parade.


“We like them all from the bands, dancers, emergency workers. Everyone’s great! We have been coming for the past two years. It’s been a blast. It’s a great day to get out of school and experience a little small-town life,” said

Laura Meredith, a Memphis resident.


There are several other festival events and the carnival happening this evening and Saturday in Humboldt so make sure you check them out.


To see the full list of events, visit the WNBJ 39 News website.



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