The 36th Annual Black Diamond Days parade was the highlight of the festival for many folks as over 1,000 people lined the parade route Sunday afternoon. The parade featured an expanded lineup and lasted nearly an hour despite temperatures reaching 90 degrees. Parade judges had the difficult task to award three entries with the first, second and third place award.
1st Place: First National Bank of Benld
2nd Place: Fireproof Christian Band from United Methodist Church in Gillespie
3rd Place: Kravanya Funeral Home