On June 30, 2016

Students march down Castleton’s Main Street for 4th of July parade

GIA Parade in Castleton for July 4th

Courtesy of GIA

CASTLETON — The Vermont Governor’s Institute on the Arts ( GIA ) observes its 33rd year on July 4 as it presents a student-created samba parade on Main Street in Castleton at 10:30 a.m. The parade features giant puppets, handmade by 120 high school students from around Vermont, as well as a samba band comprised of students and staff, costumes, drums, streamers, stilts, and more.

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