Festival of Lights Parade

90TH ANNAL NATCHITOCHES CHRISTMAS FRESTIVAL OF LIGHTS PARADE

Our 2016 Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Light Parade Committee invite interested units to contact our coordinator after February 1st, 2016 with your request to receive information: festival@natchitocheschristmas.com.

89TH ANNUAL NATCHITOCHES CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS PARADE WINNERS

The 2015 Natchitoches Christmas Parade Committee awarded ten trophies to participants in our parade held on December 5th recognizing Christmas Spiirt, holiday decoration and excellence in music, dance and more.

In the band division, awards were presented to: Lakeview Junior/Senior High School Band for most Christmas Spirit; Stephen F. Austin "Sonic Boom" High School Maraching Band from Houston, TX for most entertaining; and Tioga High School Band of Indians for best music.

In the float division, awards were presented to: Krewe of Dionysus for most Christmas Spirit and Weyerhaeuser ELP for best holiday decoration.

Other awards presented emphasizing "Christmas Spirit": Renee's Dance Studio for best dance group; Lakeview Junior/Senior High School Cheerleaders for best cheer group; Patsy's Twirlettes for best marching group; Trini Triggs for best specialty group; and Bank of Montgomery for best commercial entry.

BAND DIVISION:


Lakeview Junior/Senior High School Band - Most Christmas Spirit


Stephen F. Austin "Sonic Boom" High School Marching Band - Most Entertaining


Tioga High School Band of Indians

FLOAT DIVISION:


Krewe of Dionysus - Most Christmas Spirit (Photo compliments of Natchitoches Times)


Weyerhaeuser ELP - Best Holiday Decoration (Photo compliments of Natchitoches Times)

OTHER AWARDS FOR "CHRISTMAS SPIRIT"


Trini Triggs - Best Specialty Group/Entry (Photo compliments of Natchitoches Times)


Bank of Montgomery - Best Commercial Entry


Renee's Dance Studio - Best Dance Group (Photo compliments of Natchitoches Times)


Lakeview Junior/Senior High School Cheerleaders (Photo compliments of Natchitoches Times)


Patsy's Twirlettes - Best Marching Group (Photo compliments of Natchitoches Times)


 

88TH ANNUAL NATCHITOCHES CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL OF lIGHTS PARADE WINNERS

Awards Presented in Nine Categories

The Natchitoches Christmas Festival Parade Committee awarded trophies to nine participants of the 2014 Festival of Lights Parade held on Saturday, December 6. Awards were presented in nine separate categories recognizing excellence in music, entertainment and holiday spirit.

In the band division, awards were presented to: Tioga High School (Tioga, LA) Marching Band for best music; Southwood High School (Shreveport, LA) Marching Band for most entertaining; and Sam Houston High School (Lake Charles) Marching Band for most holiday spirit.

In the float division, awards were presented to Camp Quality for best float and the Natchitoches Humane Society for most holiday spirit.

The best dance group award was presented to the Tabasco Kids, while the St. Mary’s School Spirit Groups received the award for best cheer group. Natchitoches Central Junior ROTC was awarded best marching unit and Pop Smiley’s Train received the award for best specialty unit. CLICK HERE for Photos of our winners.