After a 10 year absence, Yakima once again has its own Royal Court to represent the city and the Annual Sunfair Parade.

Harmon Senior Center was packed with over 250 people Sunday afternoon to watch the Miss Yakima Sunfair Pageant and see the Royalty crowned among 8 contestants who spent an incredible amount of time selling raffle tickets to the event as just one part of their earning a spot on the 4 person Royalty.

Crowned Miss Yakima Sunfair was: Marisol Velazquez. She is joined by 1st Princess: Cassie Bowen, 2nd Princess: Marissa Rogers and Alternate Brianna Marks.

Pictured (R-L): Cassie Bowen (1st Princess), Marisol Velazquez (Miss Yakima Sunfair), Brianna Marks (Runner Up) Not Pictured: Marissa Rogers (2nd Princess)

Other awards included:

Miss Yakima Sunfair : Marisol Velazquez

1st Princess: Cassie Bowen

2nd Princess: Marissa Rogers

Runner Up: Brianna Marks

Miss Congeniality: Marissa Rogers

Best Talent Award: Marisol Velazquez

People’s Choice Award: Marisol Velazquez

Top Ticket Sales: Cassie Bowen

The court will be represented in this year’s 50th Annual Sunfair Parade down Yakima Avenue on Saturday, September 24th.