2019 Awards and Notable Participants

Congratulations to these amazing organizations for their entries in the 24th Annual Sarasota Holiday Parade—we can’t wait to see what they do next year!

And a special thank-you to ALL the participants for helping us kick off the holiday season, Sarasota-style. We’ll see you for the 25th Annual—our SILVER ANNIVERSARY—this time next year!

BEST IN SHOW (Mayor’s Trophy): JUMP Dance Company

Best “Holidays By The Sea” theme: Sonshine Roofing

Honorable Mention: The SRQ Club, LWR Gymnastics

Best Commercial Entry: Sun N Fun

Honorable Mention: Orange Theory Fitness, Music Compound

Best Performance: Platinum Superstars Dance Factory

Honorable Mention: Art and Soul Dance Company, ReFlex Arts Dance, Bradenton Twirling Academy

Best School Entry: Sarasota School of Arts and Sciences

Honorable Mention: SHS Theatre, SHS Sailor Band, RHS Kiltie Band

Best Walking Group: The Suffragist Project

Honorable Mention: The Dark Side, Sarasota Medieval Fair

Best Nonprofit Entry: Sahib Shriners

Honorable Mention: Early Learning Coalition, Circus Arts Conservatory, The JOY FM

Judges’ Choice: Sarasota OUT