Everyone loves a parade.
This weekend Willshire, Ohio, celebrates its annual Willshire Days festival. The weekend (Friday-Sunday) will be filled with all sorts of activities for everyone. This week’s Photo Star has over two pages devoted to the festival activities, their sponsors, and local businesses.
Personally, I am interested in the garage sales and perusing several of my favorite home decorating and antique shops. The stores are right in downtown Willshire and are worth a drive and a look-see any time of year!
One of the highlights of Willshire Days is their parade on Saturday afternoon, starting at 4:00.
A few weeks ago I ran across these old photos taken by my mom and dad. I could tell the photos were of a parade in Willshire but the year was not written on them. They look like they were from the late-60s or the 70s and I am guessing the parade may have been Willshire’s Sesquicentennial Parade in 1972 . Perhaps one of my readers can confirm that.
Whatever the occasion, it looks like Willshire had quite a nice parade that year.
Of course neighboring Chattanooga was represented in the parade.
In later years my dad often drove his Jeep in the Willshire Days Parade. I will write about that another time.
I encourage you to visit Willshire this weekend and join in on the festivities.