Strawberry Festival

The annual Fourth of July Parade and Strawberry Festival was held Saturday, July 2. Hundreds of residents, friend and family members attended the festive event, which also raised money for several worthy town causes.

Jon Rosen, the accordion player with the band The Bordellos.
Swampscott High football players Dimitri Hatzelamprou, left, and Nick Flint, right, prepare bowls of strawberry short cake from the 200 pounds of fresh strawberries at the festival.
Swampscott High School football player Nick Reiser wants you to buy bottled water for a buck at the Strawberry Festival.
Rachel Click and her French Bulldog Murphy enjoy the Strawberry Festival.
James and Josia DeFilippi dance to the music of The Bordellos at the Strawberry Festival.
Will Owens relaxes on the branch of a tree in front of Swampscott Town Hall after marching in the parade.