The winners of the 31st annual Wellington Holiday Parade have been determined. Evaluating 113 parade entries were judges Sal DelGreco of the Schumacher Family of Dealerships, retired news anchor Jim Sackett and Karen Cavanagh with Allstate Insurance.
The parade took place on Sunday, Dec. 14. This year’s theme, Peace on Earth, was on display as parade participants walked the 1.3 miles of the route. The parade winners are:
Best decorated vehicle: Waste Management and Temple Beth Torah.
Best adult float: Knights of Columbus and the American German Club of the Palm Beaches.
Best high school marching band: Palm Beach Central High School and Seminole Ridge High School.
Best performing group: The Wellington Elementary School Twirlers and the Wellington Landings Middle School Twirlers.
Best juvenile float: Eagle Arts Academy PTA and Golden Grove Elementary School.
Best marching group: New Horizons Elementary School and Solid Gold Twirling.
Best four-legged entry: Justin Bartlett Animal Rescue and the Mule Team.
The parade was organized by the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Wellington. The presenting sponsors were the Schumacher Family of Dealerships and the Wellington Preservation Coalition. Holiday Park at the Wellington Amphitheater was sponsored by Waste Management.