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Dempsey, Yedlin grand marshals of Torchlight Parade

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Seattle Sounders FC forward Clint Dempsey and defender DeAndre Yedlin have been named Grand Marshals of the 2014 Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade.

The Torchlight Parade will take place on Saturday, July 26, beginning near the Seattle Center and continuing down Fourth Ave. Fans can expect to see an array of festivities including live bands, high-energy drill and dance teams, floats, marching bands, the scurvy Seafair Pirates, Seafair Clowns, gigantic character balloons, local celebrities and more. The parade is one of the most iconic events of the summer, drawing over 150,000 spectators to downtown Seattle.

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Seafair Torchlight NightDate: Saturday, July 26, 2014Time: Seattle Center Seafair Torchlight Fan Fest: Noon - 6 p.m.; Michelob ULTRA Seafair Torchlight Run: 6:30 p.m.; Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade: 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Location: Seattle Center/4th Avenue/Westlake TV ZoneTickets: Visit to purchase online. Ticket prices: 4th Ave. Bleachers $25, Westlake Bleachers (near Starbucks) $35, Start Line Bleachers (near Fischer Plaza) $30, VIP Grandstand (Westlake/4th Ave. TV ZONE) $45, Westlake Promenade Seats (Westlake/4th Ave.) $50