The parade this year was two hours long with what seemed like more participants than ever before! These are just a few of our favorite photos! Thousands lined the streets with family and friends to enjoy it. Below are the judges selections.
- Best Overall in Parade – Business – Paradise Cycle Boat Cruises
- Best Overall in Parade – Individual/Organization – Marco Sports Fishing Club
- Best Holiday Spirit – Newcomers
- Most Holiday Traditional – Marco Presbyterian Church
- Most Original – Sunshine Ace
- Most Entertaining – Marco Island Academy
- Most Original featuring Children – Dancespiration
- Best Lighting Display – Marco Towing
- Best Overall Band Performance – Lely
- Best Marching Band – Golden Gate
- Most Patriotic – Affordance Landscaping
- Fruitcake Award (most humorous) – ARABA Shriners
We appreciate all of the participants that made the parade special. To the Christmas Island Style committee who work behind the scenes all year long to make these special events fun for the community–we thank you!