Parade Awards

2016 Grand Floral Parade Award Winners

Sweepstakes Award – For outstanding float concept and artistic merit of: theme, creativity, color, animation, beauty, and floral display.
Hartford – Octopu’s Garden

King’s Award – For the most outstanding tow unit; best concept of overall theme and creativity.
Berrien Springs – Yellow Submarine

President’s Award – This float is the second highest overall in judging. For outstanding float having the best concept of imagination and creativity in developing their float presentation.
Eau Clair/Sodus – Ghostbusters

Mayor’s Award – For the float exhibiting excellence in presenting the Festival theme.
Watervliet – Party USA

Queen’s Award – For the float exhibiting exceptional beauty and dramatic impact.
Bridgman – Invites You to the Hop

Twin Cities’ Award – For the best display and floral craftsmanship of live flowers and blossoms.
Little Miss New Buffalo – Celebration

Board of Director’s Award – For the float having the most outstanding costumed characters that add to the float presentation.
Berrien Springs – Yellow Submarine

Chairman’s Award – For the most creative and impressive use of animation and movement – both live and mechanical.
St. Joseph – 1920 Garden Party

Parade Committee’s Award – For the best presentation and use of color and color harmony.
Edwardsburg – Celeb 1950 Dinner Style

Congratulations to all of our winners!