Montevallo Christmas parade, window decoration winners named

By EMILY SPARACINO / Staff Writer

MONTEVALLO – The Montevallo Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2019 Christmas parade and window decorating contest winners.

More than 50 community groups, civic organizations, churches and businesses participated in this year’s parade, showing off their decorative floats to hundreds of residents who lined Main Street on the evening of Thursday, Dec. 5.

“This year’s parade was a big success,” Chamber Executive Director Steve Gilbert said. “It was a great evening to be in Montevallo. Our community and its merchants have really decked the town with decorations and lights. The parade was a great way to kick off the Christmas season.”

Parade trophy winners were:

  • Best Overall – Moore Brothers Automotive
  • Most Creative – Montevallo Water
  • Most Christmas Spirit – Montevallo First Baptist Church
  • Best Theme – Wreaths Across America at the Alabama National Cemetery

Window decorating competition merchant winners were:

  • First Place – JP Building Company
  • Second Place – Goliath Lending
  • Third Place – Czeskleba TV
  • Mayor’s Choice – Montevallo Makers
  • People’s Choice – JP Building Company

Window decorating competition student group winners were:

  • First Place – UM Women’s Lacrosse
  • Second Place – UM Housing and Residence Life
  • Third Place – Faith Missionary Baptist Church

The window decorating competition winners were announced during the tree lighting festivities prior to the parade.