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The Downtown Tucson Partnership thanks you for your participation in the 24th Annual Parade of Lights & Festival!

 

Prizes

2018 Parade of Lights Award Winners:

Grand Marshal’s Award (Best Entry Overall) $500 Award – Ballet Folklorico de Santa Maria
Pioneer Award (Best Historical or Cultural Theme) $250 Award – Ballet Folklorico Tapatio
Holiday Spirit Award (Best Use of Lights) $250 Award – Saguaro National Park – National Park Service
Harmony Award (Best Musical Group) $250 Award – Tucson High Marching 100
Bright Horizon Award (Best Youth Group) $250 Award – John Valenzuela Youth Center

 

Judging criteria was based on the following elements:

  • GENERAL EFFECT IN PRESENTATION:
    The overall effective presentation of the float. Its presentation as it will appear on the parade route. Beauty, creativity and use of lights.
  • WORKMANSHIP:
    The craftsmanship in the float creation. Detail in design and creation of float objects with the effective use of colors and materials including the use of lights.
  • PARADE THEME:
    The creativity in the use of lights.
  • ORIGINALITY:
    The creativeness and originality in the float design concept and the use of lights.

 

We look forward to your application for the 25th Anniversary of the Parade of Lights & Festival in December 2019!