City Of Sparks

Hometowne Christmas Parade Winners Announced

Dec 12 2012

The following parade entries took the top spot in their respective categories for the Sparks Hometowne Christmas Parade, presented by Inuit. "Snowmen on Parade" was the theme for the 26th annual event held at Victorian Square. The panel of judges included Craig Hagler/Swire Coca-Cola, Kayla Monroy and Jessica LaBarber/Inuit and Jeff Martinez/KTVN-Channel 2.

The parade winners are:

Community Group: Souls Harbor Church

Vehicle: Washoe County School District Classroom on Wheels - The Cow Bus 

Costume Group: High Desert Steam

Animals: Llamas and More Association

Float: Cub Scout #34

Marching Band: Tie! Mayor’s Own Marching Band AND Envision Performing Arts

Special thanks to

Everyone who brought out a toy for the toy drive and helped stuff the truck at the parade!  If you missed bringing a gift at that time, bring your toy to any of the following locations and know that your generosity is bringing joy to a child this Christmas.

Toy Drop Off Locations:

All Walmart, Toys-R-Us and Babies-R-Us locations.

City of Sparks City Hall

Swire Coca Cola



John Ascuaga’s Nugget

Toys-R-Us Express at Legends

Scheels at Legends

Games Galore at Meadowood Mall

Alf Sorensen Community Center, Baring Blvd.

Click here for more locations.

The City of Sparks toy drive ends this Friday, December 14, as we join our friends at KTVN for Share your Christmas! Meet at the train on Victorian Square and bring along a toy or food. Volunteers will be ready to take your donation from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

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