Holmes Beach celebrates 62 years with party in park


Jeff Asbury, former city alderman, now known as commissioner, shares memories of early days in the city at the mayor’s reception.

The LaPensee Classic Car Show at CitiFest attracts onlookers and more than 120 vehicles to Birdie Tebbetts Field.

Jack Elka plays keyboard for the crowd at the Billy Rice Band Saturday night performance at CityFest.

Saturday night headliner Billy Rice croons a tender ballad on stage at Citifest.

Scott’s Garage band draws an early crowd Friday evening.

Island Pearl launches from the city basin, treating passengers who purchased tickets at CityFest to tours of Anna Maria Island waters.

Anna Maria Island Chamber of Commerce Mary Ann Brockman stops to chat with Lance Hubschmitt in his Cruizin to the Hop Car Shows booth.

Classic car show top prize winners are applauded at CityFest.

Demi Wing offers to share her heaping helping of funnel cake at CityFest.

Sam Hwang ,2, of Michigan enjoys popcorn and live music at CityFest.
Islander Photos: Kathy Prucnell and Bonner Joy

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