America's Best July 4th Parades

By Lauren Viera - 2013-07-04T09:11:58Z

Photograph by Richard Broadwell/Alamy

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Bend, Oregon

Central Oregon’s resort haven is known for its Old Fashioned July 4th Festival and Pet Parade, which has been this modest-sized town’s tradition since the 1930s. Kids and their pets are the stars, with parents pulling wagons occupied by everything from dogs to lizards and goats.

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