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.
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.