You are not permitted to download, save or email this image. Visit image gallery to purchase the image. Slideshow Section General 0 Comments Princess Jess Linwood waves from the Alexandra Plunket Society's 'Noddy' float The Invercargill Licensing Trust City of Invercargill Highland Pipe Band marches down Centennial Avenue. Princess Shaun Robinson waves to friends from the Alexandra New World's 'Transformers' float. Princess Hester Philip waves from the Rotary Club of Alexandra's float 'Tangled'. Town Cryer Paddy-Ann Pemberton opens the Blossom Festival on Saturday. Thrillseekers enjoy a ride against a backdrop of the snow-capped Dunstan Mountains in Pioneer Park for Saturday in the Park. "Hefty Geoff" otherwise known as Geoff Veale entertains the crowd with his juggling routine. The crowd in Pioneer Park for Saturday in the Park. Shane Price glides down Centennial Avenue on his Penny Farthing. Tucking into snacks before the procession are from left Brydee (3) and Camryn Patrick (2) of Roxburgh and Maddison Gorton (3) of Milton. Alan McCrostie leads a parade of classic cars down Centennial Avenue. Princess Leigh Robertson waves from the Stadium Tavern Social Club's winning float 'Kiwiana '. Despite the cold, thousands turned out to watch the Blossom Festival Parade in Alexandra on Saturday. ODT photographer Gerard O'Brien was there to capture the event. Prints available from www.otagoimages.co.nz. Read the story... Comment now Related Stories People: Floral show People: Art awards People: Festival launch People: Ford car run Henry Ford Celebration Car Run People: Opening night of 'Grease' People: Book launch of 'The Snow Farmer' People: Bannockburn Wine Map Launch People: Winter Ball People: Duncan Laing biography book launch People: Otago Medical Research Foundation lunch People: Otago School of Medical Sciences photographic competition More Add a Comment Login or register to post comments.