There was no shortage of smiling faces at ‘World’s Shortest Parade’ in Aptos

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A wide-eyed, excitable crowd of all ages turned out in Aptos on Monday morning for the World’s Shortest Parade.
(Kevin Painchaud / Lookout Santa Cruz)

It’s one of the great local traditions.

And the sights and sounds didn’t disappointment on Monday as Aptos hosted the ‘World’s Shortest Parade’ — a half-mile spectacle of red, white and blue across the town of 6,245.

Our Kevin Painchaud, one of those 6,245, caught the happy scene in full technicolor. Enjoy the gallery.

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