The Czech Royal Court rides the Czech Heritage Foundation float through New Bohemia during the Freedom Festival Parade on July 1, 2017, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (photo/Cindy Hadish)

CEDAR RAPIDS – Perfect parade weather greeted spectators and entries this morning for the 2017 Freedom Festival Parade.

With 80 floats, musical units and other entries, the parade lasted more than an hour, making its way through New Bohemia and Czech Village, as parade-goers stood shoulder-to-shoulder lining Third Street SE and 16th Avenue SW.

The 2017 Freedom Festival began June 15 and ends July 4.  Find the schedule at: CR Freedom Festival and see more images from today’s parade here: