Parade highlights Meridian Dairy Days this weekend

Meridian is going all out to honor its cow-town roots this week. Join the fun as the “Real Dairy” Parade winds through downtown starting at 6:45 p.m. June 19 with floats, bands, the Dairy Princess and kids dressed in their bovine finest. Fireworks are at dusk June 19 at Meridian Speedway. On June 19 and 20, you’ll find inflatables, vendors and entertainment in Storey Park, a petting zoo and livestock shows at the Dairy Barn, and the Fun Time Carnival at Meridian Speedway. Feel like getting wet? Make a splash June 20 at the Dairy Days Pool Bash at Meridian Swimming Pool.

June 19-20, Meridian. dairydays.org. Free.