BELLINGHAM - The Locker family of Ferndale will serve as grand marshals of the 2013 Ski to Sea Grand Parade, which features floats, marching bands, horses, antique cars and plenty of entertainment.
The parade starts at noon Saturday, May 25, at Cornwall Avenue and Alabama Street. The route continues south on Cornwall, turns left on Champion Street, left again on North State Street and ends at York Street.
People line up all along the route to view. Arrive early to set up a front-row seat.
Drivers should note that roads will be closed along the route well before the parade begins.
Here are the participants, listed in the order they are scheduled to appear, according to the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce that organizes the parade. Float entries are noted after the name.
American Legion Post No. 7.
Grand Marshal Locker family.
US Bank, float.
Bellingham High School Red Raider Marching Band.
County Executive Jack Louws.
Mayor Kelli Linville.
Police department law enforcement.
Whatcom County Fire District 7.
Fallen Soldier (VFW).
Nevada Classic Car.
Mud to Suds Race, float.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County.
Jerry Jaderholm (vehicle).
Kilted Marching Band.
Deming Log Show, float.
Bellingham Central Lions.
Chazzzam Signs and Graphics.
Bellingham United FC.
Bellingham Fire Department.
Ohhh Deerys ice cream truck.
Bill Juliano (vehicle).
Lynden PRCA Rodeo.
Equestrian Rodeo Cowgirls Drill Team.
Louis Auto Glass.
Khalsa Punjab School, float.
Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa, float.
Military style marching band.
Sehome Seamonsters Robotics Team.
Job's Daughters, float.
Electric Vehicles of Washington.
State Rep. Vincent Buys.
Michelle Luke (vehicle).
David Ivie, 1946 Chevrolet.
Bellingham Roller Betties.
American National Teenager Scholarship Organization.
Final Touch Auto Spa.
South Whatcom Fire Authority.
Lummi Indian Business Council, float.
Fairhaven Ladies of the Evening Society, float.
Bellingham Railway Museum.
Johnston Family Dream Train.
Rochester High School Band.
Knights of Columbus Marching Band.
Burned Children Recovery Foundation, float.
Whatcom Rowing Association, float.
Ski to Sea Junior Parade grand prize winners.
Ski to Sea high school teams.
Jubilee Dance Company from Dancing For Joy, School of Dance.
Mount Baker Vintage Volkswagens.
We are the Lummi Nation, float.
Marysville Pilchuck High School Band and Color Guard.
SSC (American flag truck).
Bellingham Sister Cities Association, float.
Sumas Police Department.
Whatcom County Search & Rescue.
1930 Model A Owens/Moore.
Puget Sound Antique Tractor and Machinery Association.
Whatcom Humane Society.
Grateful Dogs Off-Leash Organization.
Chuckanut Dog Training Association.
Whatcom County Dairy Women.
Bellingham Bulldogs, float.
Squalicum High School Band.
Sehome High School Marching Band and Cheer.
Fircreek Day Camp.
Jump Around Fun Zone.
Crusher, 1946 Chevy pickup.
Sugar Shack Ice Cream Truck.
Sons of Norway, float.
Bellingham High School Showstoppers.
International Association of Machinists.
Port of Bellingham.
North Whatcom Fire Department.
El Gitano, float.
Banner Bank draft horse wagon.
Bellingham Senior Activity Center, float.
Miss Whatcom County Scholarship.
Band of Brothers for Christ.
Bellingham Yacht Club/BYC Junior Sailing, float.
Mt. Vernon Youth Cheer.
Vote Kathy Kershner.
Meridian High School Band.
Ferndale High School Band (Living on a Prayer).
Northwest Mini Sprints, float.
Port of Subs.
Whatcom Community College, float.
Bellingham Elks Lodge No. 194.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Flotilla 11.
Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Services.
Cheryl Kahle-Lallas (equestrian).
Farmer Ben's, float.
Little Caesars Pizza.
Swans Moving and Storage.
4th Corner Elites.
Mt. Baker Planned Parenthood.
Chuckanut Bay Rugby Club, float.
Orchard Water Association.
Tina LaBree (vehicle).
Woodrose Apartments, float.
Jesus Gathering, float.
Blaine High School Band.