Thousands of Greater Victoria residents lined Government Street on Monday for the 117th annual Island Farms Victoria Day Parade.
There were 128 entries in the parade – 112 general entries and military entries.
In tribute to former parade chairman Ron Butlin, the Greater Victoria Festival Society organized a fly past of a Sea King Helicopter to kickoff the parade.
Butlin died last fall.
Here’s a list of parade winners:
American Bands: Shorecrest High School Highlander
Canadian Bands: Spectrum High School
Judges Award: Lambrick Park Secondary
American Drill Teams: Shorecrest High School
Canadian Drill Teams: Reynolds High School
Floats Commercial: Country Grocer
Floats Community: Mustard Seed Food Bank
Cars Decorated Commercial: Dodds Furniture
Cars Decorated Community: Francophone Society
Cars Antique: Western Command Military
Cars Racing: Victoria Auto Racing
Performing Acts: Westshore Rebels
Walking Groups: Puppets for Peace