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Darien Turns Out In Red, White And Blue For Push-N-Pull Parade

A young boy is thrilled to be part of the Push-n-Pull Parade in Darien. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Two young girls wave as they pass by in Saturday's Push-n-Pull Parade. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
The Darien VFW hosts the 11th annual Fourth of July Push-n-Pull Parade Saturday morning. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
The Darien VFW hosts the 11th annual Fourth of July Push-n-Pull Parade Saturday morning. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
The Darien VFW hosts the 11th annual Fourth of July Push-n-Pull Parade Saturday morning. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
The Darien VFW hosts the 11th annual Fourth of July Push-n-Pull Parade Saturday morning. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
The Darien VFW hosts the 11th annual Fourth of July Push-n-Pull Parade Saturday morning. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
The Darien VFW hosts the 11th annual Fourth of July Push-n-Pull Parade Saturday morning. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
The Darien VFW hosts the 11th annual Fourth of July Push-n-Pull Parade Saturday morning. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
The Darien VFW hosts the 11th annual Fourth of July Push-n-Pull Parade Saturday morning. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
The Darien VFW hosts the 11th annual Fourth of July Push-n-Pull Parade Saturday morning. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
The Darien VFW hosts the 11th annual Fourth of July Push-n-Pull Parade Saturday morning. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Children dance to the music of the Ray and Jay Band. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Children dance to the music of the Ray and Jay Band. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Saturday's parade ends at Tilley Pond Park, where families found entertainment and refreshments. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Saturday's parade ends at Tilley Pond Park, where families found entertainment and refreshments. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
A young girl is tossed in the air by a parent Saturday at Tilley Pond Park. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Two boys talk ice cream and life after Saturday's parade. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
A dad leads a dance line at Darien's Fourth of July celebration at Tilley Pond Park. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Saturday's parade ends at Tilley Pond Park, where families found entertainment and refreshments. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Saturday's parade ends at Tilley Pond Park, where families found entertainment and refreshments. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman
Saturday's parade ends at Tilley Pond Park, where families found entertainment and refreshments. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

DARIEN, Conn. — The Darien VFW hosted the 11th annual July 4the Push-N-Pull Parade Saturday morning, featuring children riding bikes, scooters, wagons, and non-motorized vehicles and dressed in the most patriotic red, white and blue.

The parade traveled down the Post Road and ended at Tilley Pond Park, where food vendors and live entertainment awaited the crowd.

Children of all ages danced to the sounds of the Ray and Jay Band, and there were many other activities, including face painting and children's tattoos.

The parade also included a contest with awards for, among others, best decorated for a vehicle with wheels, a best decorated for a float, and a most patriotic category.

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