Alamosa County wins first place in light parade


City of Alamosa Mayor Ty Coleman, right, awards float driver George Malouff the first place belt buckle at the Christmas Light Parade on Dec. 23 for Alamosa County's large "Frozen" and Whoville inspired creation, pictured above. There was a total of 37 floats that went down Main Street during the Alamosa Round Up sponsored event.

Ef's Restaurant and The Five Star Riders Club's float, last year's winners, came in second place at the Christmas Light Parade on Dec. 23. This was the seventh year of the parade.

Children wave from inside the Alamosa School District bus float at the Christmas Light Parade on Dec. 23. The float came in third place.

Xcel Energy was the fourth place winner at the Christmas Light Parade on Dec. 23. Attendees were treated to hot chocolate, posole and a visit from Santa Claus at Cole Park after the parade.

U.S. Tractor and Harvest Inc. placed fifth at the Christmas Light Parade on Dec. 23. Judges for the competition were Valley Courier Publisher Keith Cerny, Alamosa City Councilor Liz Thomas Hensley and Alamosa City Manager Heather Brooks.

Members of Girl Scout Troop 35097 smile at the crowd at the Christmas Light Parade on Dec. 23.

SLV Horses' parade entry came complete with actual horses at the Christmas Light Parade on Dec. 23.

Each age group winner for the inaugural Round-Up Rudolph Run 5K pedals on a stationary bike for SLV Sports and Wellness' float at the Christmas Light Parade on Dec. 23.

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