2016 Suffolk Holiday Parade Winners

The 2016 Suffolk Holiday Parade rolled through Downtown Suffolk to warm the hearts of parade-goers under the chilly evening skies on Saturday. The parade was dotted with plenty of bands, floats, and marching units which helped ring in the holiday season.

The theme of “Holidays in Toyland” carried throughout the parade with over 50 entries joining the fun. Participants were judged in their individual categories with the winners being named as follows:

Best Marching/Walking Unit: Inspiration Academy

Best Animal Unit: Suffolk Barnyard 4H

Best Float Unit: IES Commercial

Best Performance Unit: MJ Entertainer

Best Motorized Unit: Philippine Cultural Center of VA

Best School Band (1st, 2nd and 3rd place):
-1st Place – Kings Fork High School
-2nd Place – Nansemond River High School
-3rd Place – Lakeland High School

Best Non-School Band: (1st and 2nd Place):
-1st Place – C.V. Russell Jr. Ambassador Marching Band
-2nd Place – New Generation Marching Band

Best Themed Entry: Pack 1 Scouts of Main Street

Best Light Display: IES Commercial