The Daffodil Festival kicked off its 82nd festival year on Friday, Feb. 5 at Puyallup’s Pioneer Park Pavilion with its annual Princess Promenade.
The event serves as the official starting point in the journey of the festival’s 24 princesses, one of whom will be crowned queen at Coronation on March 28, but all of whom will partake in the festival’s rigorous schedule of community service and public appearance opportunities afforded to every Royal Court.
The princesses were each selected from their home high schools throughout Pierce County back in September and October, and have been busy preparing for their official entrance into the community service scene. Princess Promenade marks the first official appearance of the full Festival Court each year.
Princess Emily Inskeep, from Chief Leschi High School, was…