Easter parades and Easter bonnets were unfortunately never part of my holiday celebrations, not as a child nor as an adult. It seems overall, though, that even for those who did once celebrate Easter with such fun and finery, parades and bonnets have become mostly a thing of the past.
Thank heavens for films, where we can still appreciate — and possibly reminisce on — those lovely traditions we've lost. This from EASTER PARADE rates among the sweetest:
I must say, I recently learned Easter bonnets do live on in some circles. Click the adorable photo below to see how Grandma Joyce incorporates them into her family traditions:
Whether you and yours don bonnets or not, I wish you all a happy Easter!