Independence Day, 4h of July

Independence Day in Montana remains a high draw for residents. During an incredibly busy summer season, folks of all stripes come together to celebrate our nation’s freedom while dressed in red, white and blue.

Prairie Populist again attended the Ennis 4th of July parade. Take a look at the celebration in the photos below. Happy Independence Day!

Crowds flood Main Street of Ennis in anticipation of the parade.
Rocko Reynolds, Jake McDonald and young Eli Ubaldo hang out, waiting for the parade to begin.
Ennis Rotary Club members open the parade.
Pipes & Drums of the Black Devils of Helena give a unique rendition of “America the Beautiful.”
The parade marshals ride in a classic wagon from Virginia City.
A classic vintage fire truck makes a colorful appearance.
An old Army vehicle, now transport for Alder Gulch Summit Tours, carries folks blowing bubbles for onlookers.
Bringing up the rear: “The Patriot” makes its way down Main Street.

Happy Independence Day, Montana!

— Brooke Reynolds

Check out last year’s parade and rodeo, also in Ennis!

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