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Fiesta Days parade, carnival brings out fun
24 fiesta days carnaval 1 Elise Ralstin, 6, of Vacaville, center, shows off her martial arts moves while taking part in a Ramirez Martial Arts demonstration during the Fiesta Days Carnival at Andrews Park in Vacaville, Saturday. (Aaron Rosenblatt/Daily Republic)
VACAVILLE — An eager buzz of activity swirled around the downtown area as cars were shined, costumes straightened and last-minute instructions were given to participants in the 58th annual Fiesta Days parade on Saturday.

Looking to bring back an old tradition, the Fiesta Days' prison returned.

“Basically, if you aren't wearing Fiesta Days logos, like shirts, pins, etc., then someone can put out a warrant for your 'arrest' and we put you in the prison until you pay $1 and put the logo on,” said Mitch Mitchum, Fiesta Days Sheriff.

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