By The Charlotte News

Carrie Spear throws a fist full of candy at the tractor parade. Photo by Lynn Monty.

The 17th Annual East Charlotte Tractor Parade will be held at Spear Street and Jackson Hill Road in East Charlotte on Oct. 8. Food vendors, a petting zoo and more will be set up by 11:00 a.m. and the parade will begin at 1:00 p.m. Last year, The East Charlotte Tractor Parade boasted a whopping total of 129 tractors.

These silos are gone but the parade rolls on! Children cheer and wave flags as tractors pass in the East Charlotte Tractor Parade last year. Photo by Lynn Monty.

Lydia Smith, 18, of Vinegar Ridge Farm in Charlotte with Saanan/Alpine cross Darlene, 3 weeks, at the tractor parade in Charlotte last year. Photo by Peter Monty.

Photo by Lynn Monty