The popular annual Mayor's Fourth of July Parade in Alameda featured more than 180 entries, 3,000 individuals and animals, grand marshal Michael Finney of ABC7 News, and a crowd that lined the 3.3-mile route from Park Street to Webster Street. Above, Morgan Middleton, 12, and her horse Rej, 4, of Calaveras County, wait their turn to participate in the parade. Right, spectators wave the U.S. flag and look on during the parade. Bottom, jugglers toss pins as they walk down Park Street.


Jugglers participate in the Alameda Mayor’s Fourth of July Parade in Alameda, Calif., on Friday, July 4, 2014. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)
Jugglers participate in the Alameda Mayor's Fourth of July Parade in Alameda, Calif., on Friday, July 4, 2014. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)


Spectators look on during the Alameda Mayor’s Fourth of July Parade in Alameda, Calif., on Friday, July 4, 2014. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)
Spectators look on during the Alameda Mayor's Fourth of July Parade in Alameda, Calif., on Friday, July 4, 2014. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)