Great Street Parade held in Bridgeport

Thousands of people in Bridgeport lined the streets to celebrate the 53rd Annual Great Street Parade.

The Great Street Parade celebrates the city of Bridgeport and is held in conjunction with the Barnum Festival.

Large character balloons and dozens of floats carrying special guests and dignitaries traveled down the street as children and adults looked on. Actor John Ratzenberger of ?Cheers? and ?Dancing With the Stars,? served as the honorary grand marshal.

Patrons said they enjoyed the sense of camaraderie and Bridgeport pride.

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