There was more fun after the parade

The winning fowl from the duck race for the Bayfield Chamber of Commerce in the Pine River. Enlargephoto

PHOTO BY MELANIE BRUBAKER MAZUR

The winning fowl from the duck race for the Bayfield Chamber of Commerce in the Pine River.

While the big event on Independence Day is the parade, there's lots of fun afterwards, too. The annual Serrano horseshoe tournament was held in Eagle Park, and the Bayfield Chamber of Commerce rubber ducky race gave kids a chance to cool off in the Pine River.

Michael Monahan, Brady Fields, and Tom Monahan helped scoop ducks out of the river. Enlargephoto

PHOTO BY MELANIE BRUBAKER MAZUR

Michael Monahan, Brady Fields, and Tom Monahan helped scoop ducks out of the river.

The Evers family rocket float won first place honors in this year's Bayfield parade. Enlargephoto

PHOTO BY MELANIE BRUBAKER MAZUR

The Evers family rocket float won first place honors in this year's Bayfield parade.

The Billy Goat went into Da Nile this year with an Egyptian-themed float. Owner Ashleigh Tarkington also had young friend Abby Cichone helping out as the Statue of Liberty. Enlargephoto

PHOTO BY MELANIE BRUBAKER MAZUR

The Billy Goat went into Da Nile this year with an Egyptian-themed float. Owner Ashleigh Tarkington also had young friend Abby Cichone helping out as the Statue of Liberty.