From local businesses to heroic service men and women, the parade entertained and showcased American pride.
One young resident described why he enjoyed Independence Day so much.
“It’s a tradition for Fourth of July,” said Ashton. “It is super fun to gather family and friends together and it’s just super fun to have.”
With over 82 floats, families were entertained by everything from local law enforcement to businesses like the Rogue Creamery.
Central Point has celebrated July 4th with a parade for more than 55 years.
NBC5 News Reporter Miles Furuichi graduated from Chapman University with degrees in English and Journalism. He received post graduate experience in Los Angeles in photojournalism and commercial photography. He also spent time in Dublin, Ireland working in print journalism and advertising.
Miles is a Rogue Valley native, raised in Ashland. He enjoys hiking, mountain biking and photography.