We were excited this year to attend the 50th annual Christmas parade in Downtown Springfield Missouri. This year we did frozen float with Anna, Else, Kirstoff, and of course Olaf. The attendance this year was a huge success. Thank you Downtown Springfield Association and sponsors for all your hard work.
This year’s winners include:
Grand Champion: Associated Theatrical Contractors - Merry Christmas Charlie Brown
Most Accurately Reflects Theme: Penmac Staffing - Charlie Brown & Downtown - 50 Years of Memories
Best Costumes: Regional Hospice - Memories of The Christmas Story
Most Original: SS&B Heating & Cooling - Olaf is Coming to Town
Best Non-Profit: Arc of the Ozarks - A 60's Christmas
1st place 5A: Kickapoo High School Golden Arrow Band
2nd place 5A: Willard High School - "The Cutting Edge" Marching Band
3rd place 5A: Parkview Viking Band
1st place 4A: Logan-Rogersville Wildcat Marching Band
2nd place 4A: Glendale High School - The Falcon Regiment
1st place 3A: Strafford High School - Pride of the Tribe
1st place 2A: Gainesville High School Marching Band
2nd Place 2A: Blue Eye High School Marchng Bulldog Band
1st place Drum & Bugle Corp 5A: Parkview Lassies Drum & Bugle Corps
2nd place Drum & Bugle Corp 5A: Central High School Kiltie Drum & Bugle Corps
The 2015 Downtown Springfield Christmas Parade will be broadcast on Dec. 25th at 6 p.m., and Jan. 1 at 6 a.m. on KOLR 10. It will air on KOZL 27 Dec. 25 at 7 a.m. on Dec. 25, 11 p.m., Dec. 26 and 7 a.m. on Jan. 1.
The 2015 Downtown Springfield Christmas Parade was made possible from support from the following local businesses; Penmac Staffing, PriceCutter, Bistro, KOLR/KOZL Ozarks Local, Festival of Lights, Howard Fisk Limousines, the Downtown Springfield Community Improvement District and Downtown Springfield Association. The Parade was led by Grand Marshal, Russell H. Keller.