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Clydesdales parade through York for Flag Day

John A. Pavoncello
York Dispatch

York residents were treated to a special parade by the Budweiser Clydesdales in celebration of Flag Day on Wednesday. 

 

An eight-horse team of the iconic Clydesdales paraded through York City as spectators waved American flags and snapped pictures with their smartphones.

The parade included police and fire vehicles from York City and made a stop in front of the York City Police Department. Chief David Michaels of York City Fire and Rescue and York City Police Capt. Steven Butler were presented horseshoes to honor local first responders.

York County Economic Alliance CEO Kevin Schreiber, center, acknowledges Chief David Michaels, left of York City Fire and Rescue, and Captain Steven Butler after they were presented with horseshoes as the Budweiser Clydesdales parade through York to celebrate Flag Day, Wednesday June 14, 2017. John A. Pavoncello photo

 

After stopping at the police department, the Clydesdales made their way north on George Street to PeoplesBank Park for the opening of the York Revolution game.

The Budweiser Clydesdales will be in York through Sunday at Brewery Products on North Sherman Street. Visitors are welcome between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily. 

The Clydesdales also will parade through Wrightsville between 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday. The parade will start and end at the John Wright Restaurant.