This year’s West Seattle Hi-Yu Festival float debuts – and wins

(Saturday photo courtesy West Seattle Hi-Yu)
The 2012 West Seattle Hi-Yu Festival float, with the theme “Secret Garden” (chosen last December, from an idea by Riley Fredericks), has made its debut – and brought home an award. At Saturday’s parade in Marysville, the Hi-Yu float was honored for “Best Floral Display,” as reported on the Hi-Yu website. Its next scheduled parade appearance is in Port Orchard on June 30th; three weeks after that, you’ll get to see it here at home in the West Seattle American Legion Post 160 Grand Parade on July 21st.

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5 Replies to "This year's West Seattle Hi-Yu Festival float debuts - and wins"

  • Alki Resident June 17, 2012 (6:52 pm)

    That is so beautiful, looks like a lot of hard work went into it.

  • rockergirl5678 June 17, 2012 (6:57 pm)

    Beautiful job – very creative and fun! Nice job on the award too! Looking forward to seeing it in the WS Hi Yu Parade!

  • West Seattle since 1979 June 17, 2012 (7:42 pm)

    Beautiful float- congratulations!

  • westseattledood June 17, 2012 (9:39 pm)

    Congratulations Hi-Yu! Very sweet!

    Where can we purchase the totem pole pins to support Hi-Yu? I think they are pretty nifty.

  • Tim Winston June 18, 2012 (4:28 pm)

    Thanks for all of the support. Pins ($6) and Buttons ($1) will be available all festival events from Hi-Yu Jr. & Sr. Court members (look for the sashes & crowns) or from the Hi-Yu booth at Seafair Pirate’s Landing (7/6) and Junction Merchants Summer Fest (7/13-15). You can always donate @

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