PHOTOS: Warriner Express rocks 2021 Easter Parade

The Easter Bunny waves at The Gazette before the start of Saturday’s parade, April 3. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Easter 5. Photo: Laurie TritschlerThe Easter Bunny waves at The Gazette before the start of Saturday’s parade, April 3. Photo: Laurie Tritschler Easter 5. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Andrea Zibin hugs her daughter Shay at 68th Avenue and 18th Street during Saturday’s Easter parade. Photo: Laurie TritschlerAndrea Zibin hugs her daughter Shay at 68th Avenue and 18th Street during Saturday’s Easter parade. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Eight-year-old Vienna Ferguson greeted the Easter Bunny in her pink dress. Stood in front of her parents, Kayla and Jeff, Ferguson is waving next to her two-year-old brother, Jaxx, whose adorable “I Love My Peeps” T-shirt will bring smiles for years to come. Waving over Jaxx’s head is proud dad, Kyle Bueckert. Photo: Laurie TritschlerEight-year-old Vienna Ferguson greeted the Easter Bunny in her pink dress. Stood in front of her parents, Kayla and Jeff, Ferguson is waving next to her two-year-old brother, Jaxx, whose adorable “I Love My Peeps” T-shirt will bring smiles for years to come. Waving over Jaxx’s head is proud dad, Kyle Bueckert. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Two-year-old Jack Clewlow eyes the Warriner Express as it wound its way down his street Saturday, April 3. Photo: Laurie TritschlerTwo-year-old Jack Clewlow eyes the Warriner Express as it wound its way down his street Saturday, April 3. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Easter 3. Photo: Laurie TritschlerEaster 3. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The Easter Bunny waves to waiting kids on Coalshute Rd. on Saturday, April. 3. Photo: Laurie TritschlerThe Easter Bunny waves to waiting kids on Coalshute Rd. on Saturday, April. 3. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
The Easter Bunny hands out candy to kids along North Fork Road.The Easter Bunny hands out candy to kids along North Fork Road.
Easter 5. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
This little girl’s dress and stuffed bunny were almost too cute.This little girl’s dress and stuffed bunny were almost too cute.
This little girl’s bunny ears and unicorn dress were spot-on!This little girl’s bunny ears and unicorn dress were spot-on!
The Easter Bunny greets one of the Warriner girls on Saturday, April 3. Photo: Laurie TritschlerThe Easter Bunny greets one of the Warriner girls on Saturday, April 3. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Twelve-year-old Selena Knapp took in Saturday’s Easter Parade wearing her delightful wolf onezie. Photo: Laurie Tritschler 
Twelve-year-old Selena Knapp took in Saturday’s Easter Parade in her delightful wolf onezie. Photo: Laurie TritschlerTwelve-year-old Selena Knapp took in Saturday’s Easter Parade wearing her delightful wolf onezie. Photo: Laurie Tritschler Twelve-year-old Selena Knapp took in Saturday’s Easter Parade in her delightful wolf onezie. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
From the left: Seven-year-old Bailey Willis holds a purple stuffed bunny and a basket in each hand as Jenna Jacobson and her four-year-old daughter Olivia smile for The Gazette near the Grand Forks and District Rec Centre during Saturday’s Easter Parade, April 3. Photo: Laurie TritschlerFrom the left: Seven-year-old Bailey Willis holds a purple stuffed bunny and a basket in each hand as Jenna Jacobson and her four-year-old daughter Olivia smile for The Gazette near the Grand Forks and District Rec Centre during Saturday’s Easter Parade, April 3. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Easter 9. Photo: Laurie TritschlerEaster 9. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Happy dad Nick smiles for The Gazette as daughters Soda (left) and Rowyn gather candy left by the Easter Bunny.Happy dad Nick smiles for The Gazette as daughters Soda (left) and Rowyn gather candy left by the Easter Bunny.
Easter 11. Photo: Laurie TritschlerEaster 11. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Rachel Warriner said Saturday’s float was decked out in around 1,000 helium balloons. Photo: Laurie TritschlerRachel Warriner said Saturday’s float was decked out in around 1,000 helium balloons. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
Six-year-old Dalen ‘Day Day’ Wilson smiles through her bunny mask as dad, Devin Legebokoff and the Easter Bunny pose for The Gazette in the lead up to Saturday’s parade, April 3. Photo: Laurie TritschlerSix-year-old Dalen ‘Day Day’ Wilson smiles through her bunny mask as dad, Devin Legebokoff and the Easter Bunny pose for The Gazette in the lead up to Saturday’s parade, April 3. Photo: Laurie Tritschler
These girls’ adorable smiles were picture perfect!These girls’ adorable smiles were picture perfect!
Rachel Warriner holds family pup, Kevin, as the Easter Bunny looks on. Photo: Laurie TritschlerRachel Warriner holds family pup, Kevin, as the Easter Bunny looks on. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks families came out Saturday, April 3, for a drive-by Easter parade care of the Warriner Express and the fellowship at the River Valley Community Church (RVCC).

The Easter Bunny and Rachel Warriner handed out candy to waiting children who’d come out to see their fantastic float, driven by Pastor Gabe Warriner.

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The Warriners wish to thank parade sponsors Save-On, Buy-Low and Extra foods as well as Grand Forks’ Pharmasave, who collectively donated around 10,000 pieces of individually-wrapped sweets.


 

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