Floats, in the 2018, Chinese New Year Parade, An Annual San Francisco Event, The Year of the Dog

Classic Float
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The US Chinese Dance Association / Huaxing Arts Group's float was a set of three arches, each hung with a Chinese paper lantern. Women in traditional dress stood on the float and smiled at the bleacher audience.


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Decorated Garbage Truck
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A classic old garbage collection truck was decorated with Chinese paper lanterns to form a float.


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Tsingtao Beer Float
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The Tsingtao beer float was shaped like a Chinese home and surrounded by cut-out flowers and dragon heads.


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Elvis Mini-Floats
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The Presidio Knolls School offered several mini-floats, each decorated with balloons and each pulled by a man in an Elvis costume. Each float carried young children.


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Shopping Cart Float
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The Lucky chain of supermarkets used a giant, motorized shopping cart as one of its floats.


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Disembarkation Steps
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The front of the Bank Of America float resembled disembarkation steps from an airliner.


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