Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade August 28, 2020November 21, 2016 by Mike Diegel TwitterFacebookLinkedInRedditEmailHere is a gallery of photos taken by Mike Diegel during Saturday’s Thanksgiving Parade in downtown Silver Spring. Enjoy. A brief performance from Maryland Youth Ballet students started the celebration. With the appearance of the turkey, the parade was off. Bowie State University’s Symphony of Sound was the first of several marching bands. It’s not Thanksgiving without Pilgrims Senator-elect Chris Van Hollen was the first of many local politicians to cruise the parade route. These colorful Bolivian dancers are a crowd favorite. The penguin got a cool ride in this classic Thunderbird. That’s a big dreidel. The Nutcracker was in the house. Park Hills Civic Association invited all its neighbors to join them to support diversity and inclusion. Because bears. The Silver Spring Penguin. We like dogs, especially large ones. The MoCo’s Got Talent float T-Rex, courtesy of the county’s Parks Department. Teddy and George of the Racing Presidents showed up. The Zamboni off the ice. Montgomery Blair High School band and flag corps performed. Downtown Silver Spring showed its balloon. Float from the Parks Department. Another colorful dance troupe. The Blair Crew Rowing Club walked in the parade.