Buena Vista, VA - It is a tradition for Buena Vista.
Political candidates made their way to the Rockbridge County town Monday morning to take part in the annual Labor Day parade.
Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Ken Cuccinelli shook hands with the crowd, as did his opponent Democrat Terry McAuliffe.
Longtime delegate Lacey Putney was the parade's grand marshal.
After the parade, the candidates spoke to the crowd at Glen Maury Park.
The events continue throughout the day with demonstrations, music and fireworks Monday evening.