2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade

Up to 10,000 people converge on the town of Grand Island, Neb. for the 75th annual Harvest of Harmony Parade. There were 107 marching bands from across the state of Nebraska competing in various divisions in a three-hour parade on a perfect sunny and 75 degree fall day.

An enthusiastic drum major, Dalton Elliott of Northwest High School, leads his bandmates along the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade route as one of 107 bands participating in Grand Island, Neb.

An enthusiastic drum major, Dalton Elliott of Northwest High School, leads his band mates along the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade route as one of 107 bands participating in Grand Island, Neb.

A North Platte Bulldog Marching Band flag line member leads a group of bandmates during the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

A North Platte Bulldog Marching Band flag line member leads a group of band mates during the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

Miss Palmer Miranda Pospisil rides in the back of her grandfather Milton Stoppkotte’s classic convertible while heading under the Eddy Street underpass during the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

Miss Palmer Miranda Pospisil rides in the back of her grandfather Milton Stoppkotte’s classic convertible while heading under the Eddy Street underpass during the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

An Amherst Broncos trumpet player reads his sheet music while performing in the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

An Amherst Broncos trumpet player reads his sheet music while performing in the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

The Hastings Marching Tigers Band head toward the Eddy Street underpass during the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

The Hastings Marching Tigers Band head toward the Eddy Street underpass during the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

Julian Perez with Sam’s Club in Grand Island, Neb. tosses candy to children along the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade route.

Julian Perez with Sam’’s Club in Grand Island, Neb. tosses candy to children along the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade route.

University of Nebraska at Omaha Marching Band members raise their left leg while marching in the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

University of Nebraska at Omaha Marching Band members raise their left leg while marching in the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

A member of the Grand Island Latino Network walks in the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

A member of the Grand Island Latino Network walks in the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

The Eustis Farnam Knights await their turn to play on the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade route.

The Eustis Farnam Knights await their turn to play on the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade route.

Miss Grand Island Payton Best waves while riding in a convertible during the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade. Best was a baton twirler in the previous years' parade.

Miss Grand Island Payton Best waves while riding in a convertible during the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade. Best was a baton twirler in the previous years’ parade.

Grand Island firefighters and some of their children carry an American flag during the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

Grand Island firefighters and some of their children carry an American flag during the 2016 Harvest of Harmony Parade.

 

 

 

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