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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Award winners announced for Christmas Parade of Lights

Parade float with a little house made of Christmas lights

PHOTO #1: First Baptist Church won the award for Most Creative during the Christmas Parade of Lights on Dec. 3 in downtown Victoria.

PHOTO #2: Floresville Peanut Festival won the award for Best Use of Lights during the Christmas Parade of Lights on Dec. 3 in downtown Victoria.

PHOTO #3: Con-Metal Contractors won the award for Spirit of Christmas during the Christmas Parade of Lights on Dec. 3 in downtown Victoria.

Parade float with a tropical scene with many Christmas lights and four girls in green dressesPHOTO #4: Holt Cat won the award for Most Use of Lights during the Christmas Parade of Lights on Dec. 3 in downtown Victoria.

The City of Victoria is recognizing local organizations that went above and beyond to bring Christmas cheer to downtown Victoria during the Christmas Parade of Lights.

About 100 organizations participated in the parade Dec. 3. Awards were given to the following entries:

  • A cement mixer covered in Christmas lightsMost Creative: First Baptist Church
  • Best Use of Lights: Floresville Peanut Festival
  • Spirit of Christmas: Con-Metal Contractors
  • Most Use of Lights: Holt Cat
  • Best Sounding Middle School Marching Band: Patti Welder Middle School
  • Best Sounding High School Marching Band: Victoria West High School
  • Best Car Club: Model A Car Club

A parade float with a Caterpillar machine inside Santa's workshopView more photos from the parade

Winners were chosen by a panel of community members.

The live broadcast of the parade is available on Facebook at City of Victoria, Texas – Government. The parade will also be broadcast on TV15 (channels 15 and 115 or online at www.victoriatx.gov/tv15) leading up to Christmas.


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