Christmas Parade Results

2016 Christmas Parade Results:
 
The Orange Rotary Club held its annual Christmas Parade on Sunday, December 4th in downtown Orange. This year’s theme was Holiday Music on Main Street. Participants were encouraged to ‘express the joy of the holiday season in music, dance, lip-sync and even air guitar.
 
Entry Type
Winner
Commercial Entry
James Madison’s Montpelier
Car/Truck/Van – Personal or Club
Old Dominion Historical Fire Society
Animal
Stick to Your Guns Adult Equestrian Club
Marching – Youth Group
Cub Scout Pack 14
Marching – Adult Group
Morenada Bolivia USA by La Finca Grill
Float – Youth
Orange County 4H Dairy Club
Float – Adult, Civic or Business
Dogwood Queen 2017 & Junior Dogwood Court
Float – Church
Shady Grove Baptist Church
High School Band
Orange County High School Marching Band
Middle School Band
Prospect Heights Middle School Band
Rescue Unit
Orange County Rescue Squad
Fire Unit
Trevillians Fire & Rescue Department
Best In Show
James Madison’s Montpelier
 
Thank you one-and-all for your participation, enthusiasm, volunteerism and community spirit that enabled the Orange Rotary Club to have the most successful Christmas Parade ever! We'll do it again next year:) Look for more information on this website (you can signup to receive special Rotary Club announcements) and in the Orange Review.
 
Have a safe and prosperous 2017! 
 
Signed, The Rotary Club of Orange.
 

 
2016 Orange Christmas Parade
Sunday, December 4th at 4:30 pm
Entry forms for floats must be returned by November 28th!
 
 
Preparations are well underway for this year's Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Town of Orange and the Orange County Rotary Club. This year's theme is Holiday Music on Main Street. Participants are encouraged to express the joy of the holiday season in music and anything musical - dance, tap, lip syncing, or even air guitar! Make it fun cause it's a celebration.
(download application at the bottom of this page)
 
 
Categories & Awards – Choose and Enter on Registration Form
 
(ALL AWARDS ARE PLAQUES OR TROPHIES UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED)
 
Commercial Entry High School Band – 1st Place - $100
Car/Truck/Van – Personal or Club Middle School Band – 1st Place - $100
Animal  Rescue Unit – 1st Place - $50
Marching – Youth Group Fire Unit – 1st Place - $50
Marching – Adult Group  
Float – Youth  
Float – Adult, Civic or Business  
Float - Church  
 
Entries Judged On:
 
• Theme interpretation
• Visibility
• Rule compliance
• Creativity
 
Rules:
 
• Do be on time for line-up! 3:00-4:00pm
• No Santa’s on your entry (Too many Santa’s are confusing. Santa will be invited by Rotary)
• You will be judged based on the category chosen.  If you do not fit the category it will be changed at the discretion of the judges
• DO NOT THROW ANYTHING TO THE CROWD*
 
 
*There is a Town of Orange ordinance against throwing items from a parade float to the spectators.  We will have to disqualify any entry which is seen throwing items.  You MAY walk along with your entry and pass out candy or favors to the crowd. 
Please begin passing out your items at the starting point of the Parade which is in front of Mason Insurance Agency on Madison Road.
 
 
Have fun. Be safe. And we look forward to seeing you on December 4th!!
 
                       Yours Very Festively,  The Rotary Club of Orange (since 1934)
 
Parade Application Attachment: 2016 Christmas Parade Application (document will automatically download)