Austin Pride Parade: 2011

IMG_1301The 2011 Austin Pride parade encircled our downtown neighborhood this morning.
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The parade featured many floats which were colorful…IMG_1278

…and creative.

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Churches of all denominations walked…
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…and showed their support.
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Contingents from businesses such as IBM…
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…and Wells Fargo participated too.
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Some groups danced through the streets…IMG_1239-1

…and some skated, including the Lonestar Rollergirls.IMG_1271-1

We had never been at a parade with so many give-aways. Plastic beads were popular.
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¬†Bystanders needed to stay alert as Whole Food’s bananas were flying through the air.
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Bill and I enjoyed standing next to some very enthusiastic parade-watchers…
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¬†…who attracted a lot of attention and collected a lot of give-aways!

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