'Spirit of the Southwest' Fiesta Bowl Parade

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UNCUT: Fiesta Bowl Parade

PHOENIX - Thousands of Valley residents flocked to central Phoenix to witness the 38th annual Fiesta Bowl Parade.

3TV aired the parade in its entirety, which began at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 3. The parade is a Valley tradition and was sponsored by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation. Those who participated traveled across a 2-mile route, with about 20 marching bands participating from across the country.

The Grand Marshal of the parade was Tony Stewart, a two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion. A special guest at the parade was young actor David Henrie, who appears in the Disney Channel's "Wizards of Waverly Place."

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