Photos from the Syttende Mai parade

Thousands of people descended on Central Ballard Thursday evening for the Syttende Mai parade celebrating Norway’s Constitution Day. Some wore viking hats, many waved Norwegian flags as they cheered on the many participants in the annual parade. As is customary, kids lined the front row, waiting to dash for candy thrown in their direction. Norwegian […]

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Ballard gears up for 125th anniversary of Syttende Mai celebrations

Ballard is getting set for one of the biggest celebrations of the year, Syttende Mai! This year’s celebrations will be extra special as 2014 marks the 125th anniversary of the festivities being held in Seattle and the 200th anniversary of the signing of Norway’s constitution. Check out the list of events happening in Ballard tomorrow and get into the spirit: […]

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