Don Pelzl was this year's Grand Leprechaun. Pelzl started the parade and then road in the last trailer to finish the parade. The trailer held previous grand leprechauns from the last 20 years, which is how long the parade has been held annually.
“As an adult my favorite vacation would have to be the Rockies. Colorado has always had a close place in my heart. But as a child I always went to the northern states and I’d have to say that they had the best family oriented activities, such as the Great Lakes and many a fun time on the Mississippi. If it involved water, we were there.”