A young girl takes flight on the swing ride at Parker Days June 15. Photo by Chris Michlewicz
Ellie McLaughlin, 2, of Highlands Ranch, sits on the shoulders of Dan Gibbs to get a better look at the Parker Days Festival parade June 15. Photo by Chris Michlewicz
In the shade of a covered wagon, Alexis Moeller, 3, receives a piece of candy from a volunteer while her twin brother, Cassidy, takes in the action at the Parker Days Parade June 15. Photo by Chris Michlewicz
Zaylee Hills, 2, was among the lucky kids who stopped by the face-painting booth. Photo by Chris Michlewicz
Former Parker resident Taylor Crawford, who has been a regular at the Parker Days Festival for 10 years, teaches his 15-month-old son, Keaton, how to wave at the parade participants. Photo by Chris Michlewicz
Parker resident John Ehrhardt pulls triple duty as a parade-watching platform by carrying daughter Alyssa, 5 (at right), son Tate, 3, and Paige Reniker, 4, during the Parker Days Parade June 15. Photo by Chris Michlewicz
Corey McNellis was a two-time Colorado wrestling champion at Ponderosa. His older brother Chris was the Mustangs' first-ever state champ.