Bruce Hayden has been named Grand Marshal of the 57th annual Fall Foliage Parade, the Berkshire Chamber of Commerce and the city of North Adams have announced.

This year's event titled "Toys on Parade in Northern Berkshire" will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30.

The Hayden family has been an integral part of planning and participating in the parade since the festival began. Hayden began building parade floats at age 18, carrying on a tradition begun by his father, Francis H. Hayden.

Volunteers are still needed for this year's parade. For information or to volunteer, call Christine Hoyt at (413) 499-4000, ext. 126, or visit