The annual neighborhood celebration wended its way up Dorchester Avenue today.
Some of the musicians prepared for the rain that mostly didn't fall:
There were, of course, plenty of dancers:
Dorchester's large Vietnamese community had several floats and groups, including veterans of the Vietnam War - clad in their original South Vietnamese uniforms:
One float proved Dot is out of this world:
Dot Out was followed by a couple of angels from a local Baptist church:
Nobody would mistake the Dorchester parade for the South Boston parade:
Roughly 450 candidates for Suffolk County register of deeds marched, including Doug Bennett, who had, of course, the largest handmade sign in the parade - and somebody else to hold it: