GALLERY: Crowds Brave Rain for Tuscaloosa’s 46th Annual Christmas Parade
Hundreds of spectators braved sporadic rain to see the 46th Annual West Alabama Christmas Parade return to the streets of downtown Tuscaloosa Monday night.
132 floats, vehicles, walking groups and marching bands participated in the parade, according to a spokesperson for the Tuscaloosa County Parks and Recreation Authority, and a panel of judges honored those with the most holiday spirit after the parade came to an end.
Here are the winners from this year's competition:
- 1st - Chasing the Crown
- 2nd - The Legacy Connection
Best Decorated Vehicle
- 1st - Southern Heating and Cooling, LLC
- 2nd - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Best Walking Group
- 1st - Dancing Royalettes
- 2nd - Holt Elementary Ironettes
Best Marching Band
- 1st - Bryant High School
- 2nd - American Christian Academy
Best Overall Award
- Saint Paul Baptist Church
A PARA spokesperson said winners will be able to pick up trophies for their accolades at the PARA Building, located at 614 Greensboro Avenue, beginning Tuesday.
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46th Annual West Alabama Christmas Parade
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