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
ABC 7 has released the parade route street closures. More information can be viewed here.
Entries are officially closed for this year’s parade—thank you to all our entrants!
The date of the mandatory meeting for all parade participants has been changed from Mon., Nov. 18, to Wed., Nov. 20. Please mark this on your calendars!
Start your creative process, parade contestants—this year’s theme is “Holidays by the Sea.” Show us your Gulf spirit and let’s show the crowd how we holiday in sunny and sandy Sarasota.
Online entry is now open! Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.