Illuminated Night Parade helps open Grand Prix in St. Pete

The 2013 Illuminated Night Parade sponsored by BB&T and Progress Energy features floats, crews, marching bands, dance troupes, beauty queens, and special appearances by IndyCar drivers, along with Mayor Bill Foster and Pete, St. Petersburg's first puppy.

This year's parade grand marshal is U.S. Army Specialist and St. Petersburg resident Charlie Lemon. Lemon, a double amputee, represents Wish for Our Heroes, a national charity that assists military members facing hardships.

Illuminated Night Parade helps open Grand Prix in St. Pete 03/21/13 [Last modified: Friday, March 22, 2013 9:42am]

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