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Trout Parade to bring festive, fishy fun to Main Street

Visitors to the Trout Parade are encouraged to dress up, bring fun props and express themselves, whether marching in the parade or simply enjoying it from the sidelines.
Photo by Ted Pilonero

June 11, 2014

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The 11th annual Trout Parade will be held on Saturday, June 14 in Livingston Manor, rain or shine. Attendees can expect to find lots of fishy fun along Main Street from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., including an arts-and-crafts fair, children’s activities, and specialty foods from local vendors. Entertainment will begin at 11 a.m. on Main Street, including a musical performance by Karen Hudson, face painting by Miss Sunshine the Clown, and stilt walking by Brett Keyser and Tannis Kowalchuk of the NACL Theatre.

The parade will step-off at 1 p.m., led by the 2014 grand marshals Bud and Marlene Wertheim. They will be followed by a wide variety of antique and classic cars, music, entertainment, and floats representing local businesses, organizations and performance groups from this area and beyond, including the magnificent puppets of Catskill Puppet Theater and Bud Wertheim’s famous Giant Brook Trout.

For more information call 845/436-4227, email, or visit You can also find the Trout Parade on Facebook at