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Annual Christmas parade delights Breckenridge residents of all ages

Annual Christmas parade delights Breckenridge residents of all ages
December 17
07:37 2019

Breckenridge looked like a scene from a holiday cartoon special on Saturday night, Dec. 14, as the Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Christmas Parade with the theme “Another Charlie Brown Christmas.” Dozens of vehicles paraded down Walker Street, many sporting Snoopy’s dog house, Charlie Brown and Lucy look-alikes, and other icons from the animated TV special.

The theme of this year’s Breckenridge Christmas Parade was “Another Charlie Brown Christmas.” (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

After bad weather forced last year’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” parade to be canceled, the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce decided to give the beloved parade theme another chance this year.

This year’s winner of the Best Float award was Copperleaf Properties. Floats were judged on the interpretation of the theme (“Another Charlie Brown Christmas”), creativity, and originality.

Participants in this year’s parade included:

  • American Volunteer Reserve
  • Grand Marshal — Mayor Bob Sims
  • Breckenridge High School’s Buckaroo Band
  • 2018 Citizen of the Year — Barbara Thornton
  • 2019 Miss Breckenridge — Brittney Melton
  • Twins of the Town
  • Cheer Buddies & Varsity Cheerleaders
  • 40 Something Cowgirls
  • Rollins M. Roth
  • Copperleaf Properties
  • Breckenridge Pack 81
  • Rose Avenue Baptist Church
  • Blast Dance Co.
  • Bayer Chevrolet
  • Renew Home Health
  • Stephens County Scimitars
  • Texas State Technical College
  • Jonell Filtration
  • G.O.E. Marine & Custom
  • Sacred Cross EMS
  • Wayland Volunteer Fire Department
  • Hubbard Creek Volunteer Fire Department
  • Caddo Volunteer Fire Department
  • Breckenridge Fire Department and Santa Claus

For more pictures from the parade, click here to see the Breckenridge Texan’s Photo Gallery.

Brittney Melton, 2019 Miss Breckenridge, waves to parade watchers. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

Santa Claus waves to the parade watchers from atop a Breckenridge Fire Department truck during Saturday evening’s annual Christmas parade. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

Cutline, top photo: Copperleaf Properties won the award for Best Float in the 2019 Breckenridge Christmas Parade, hosted by the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce. The theme of this year’s parade was “Another Charlie Brown Christmas.” (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

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