The Carnival Barkers invite the audience to gather at the outset of the performance.
Dancers and musicians perform along the Midway.
In a nod to boxing history at Croll's dancing pugilists compete.
The performers clearly invoked the spirit of Alameda's Neptune Beach Amusement Park 1917-1939.
A melodic piece introduced the arrival of America's characteristic immigrants to the scene.
A tradition at Neptune Beach were family picnics, which the dancers brought to life.
Another great tradition at Neptune Beach was dancing and dance contests.
After Neptune Beach the land was used to train Merchant Marine officers
Dancers used a former military training facility as a stage.
Yup. Stilt walkers too.
The grand finale features Japanese Taiko drumming from Maze Daiko.
The Dragon Queen makes her appeal to the audience on behalf of the ocean.
The grand finale features traditional Balinese dance.
Photos by Eric J. Kos
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