"The Magic of Ilion" showcased at Doo Dah Parade

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - The annual Doo Dah parade took place Friday night in Ilion.

Hundreds of area residents lined the streets and watched the parade march through with its music, candy and brightly colored floats.

The theme for this year's parade was "The Magic of Ilion" and for some in attendance the magic of the event was reconnecting with friends and loved ones.

"It's a lot of fun, it gets the whole community out,"Nancy Baker of Ilion resident. "You see a lot of people you may not see the throughout the year."

The parade was a part of the "2013 Ilion days" event, which includes a week's worth of festivities, that include a 5k race, a craft fair and a mutt dog show.

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