Parade participants rode on through the rain in Mars Thursday for the Fourth of July Parade. Area residents enjoyed sunny weather and free food before the skies opened up on the parade.
The Mars borough supplied a tasty spread free of charge for Mars area residents attending the town Fourth of July Parade.
A burst of wet weather couldn't dampen the spirits of those attending the borough's Fourth of July celebration in Mars.
The day kicked off with a picnic dinner, live entertainment and games and activities for children. That was followed by the annual parade, with fireworks planned for dusk.
Kendall Eichenauer of Mars gets her face painted.