2016 Sights & Sounds on Second Festival & Parade – Parade Winners
Sunday, December 4, 2016

Downtown Fort Pierce came alive on Sunday, December 4, 2016 as thousands of people joined the City of Fort Pierce, The Fort Pierce Sunrise Kiwanis and Main Street Fort Pierce for the 28th Annual Sights and Sounds on Second Festival and Parade. Common Ground Vineyard Church started the day with an outdoor service, Santa arrived at the festival at 1:30 and local dance groups performed for the crowd as excitement built for the main event the Holiday Parade. This year’s parade was the biggest yet with 95 entries, 2400 participants and 61 horses. Immediately following the parade Mayor Linda Hudson, and Santa lit the Christmas tree and the Holiday Lights at Marin Square (Holiday Lights will run through January 8, 2017)

THANK YOU FORT PIERCE SUNRISE KIWANIS CLUB FOR ORGANIZING THE PARADE!
THANK YOU THE CITY OF FORT PIERCE, THE FORT PIERCE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT AND THE FORT PIERCE POLICE DEPARTMENT, SANTA, TOM KINDRED & GENE SEREG FOR A GREAT JOB AT THE PARADE!
Parade Winners

1st Place Float – St. Anastasia Church Juan Diego Centro
2nd Place Float – Ballet “Guadalajara”
2nd Place Float – Treasure Coast Youth Sailing Club
3rd Place Float – Loving Care & Sunrise Theatre Foundation

1st Place Equestrian Group – Turn & Burn 4-H Club
2nd Place Equestrian Group – Midnight Riders 4-H Club
3rd Place Equestrian Group – Spurs & Stuff 4-H Club

1st Place Girl Scout/Boy Scout Group – Cub Scout Pack 479
2nd Place Girl Scout/Boy Scout Group – Girl Scouts of South Florida
3rd Place Girl Scout/Boy Scout Group – St. Anastasia Cub Scout Pack 473

1st Place Best Dance/ Cheer Group – Dancing Butterflies
2nd Place Best Dance/ Cheer Group – True Crew Dance Company
3rd Place Best Dance/ Cheer Group – M & M Sweeties Baton Twirlers

1st Place Best Commercial Entry – Summerlin’s Marine Construction
2nd Place Best Commercial Entry – ABC Towing
3rd Place Best Commercial Entry – D & D Garage Doors

1st Place Best Decorated Vehicle (Non-float) – Oculina Bank
2nd Place Best Decorated Vehicle (Non-float) – AE Family Farms
3rd Place Best Decorated Vehicle (Non-float) – Fraternal Order of the Eagles #3582

1st Place Best Music Performance/Marching Band – Fort Pierce Central Marching Cobra Band
2nd Place Best Music Performance/Marching Band – St. Lucie West Centennial Eagle Regiment
3rd Place Best Music Performance/Marching Band – Fort Pierce Westwood Panther Band

1st Place Best 4H or Youth Club Group – Lasala’s Dojo Christ Centered Martial Arts
2nd Place Best 4H or Youth Club Group – Rocking Horse 4H
3rd Place Best 4H or Youth Club Group – Fort Pierce Westwood FFA

1st Place Best Governmental/Public Agency Entry – Fort Pierce Utilities Waste/Water Department – Santa
2nd Place Best Governmental/Public Agency Entry – Florida Forest Service
3rd Place Best Governmental/Public Agency Entry – Fort Pierce Public Works Department with the Fort Pierce City Officials

1st Place Best St. Lucie School Entry – St. James Christian Academy
2nd Place Best St. Lucie School Entry – St. Andrews Episcopal Academy
3rd Place Best St. Lucie School Entry – Golden Rule Academy

Downtown Window Display Winners

1st Place – Chaney’s House o Flowers
2nd Place – Chic and Shore
3rd Place – Notions & Potions

Thank You Sponsors: The City of Fort Pierce, The Fort Pierce Sunrise Kiwanis, iHeartMedia’s WAVW 92.7 and OLDIES 103.7, Fort Pierce Utilities Authority, Gotta Go Green, Ocean Chiropractic & Health Centers, St. Lucie News Tribune/TcPalm.com, & Waste Management of FL, Inc.

Main Street Fort Pierce would like to thank the community for participating in the 28th Annual Sights & Sounds on Second Festival & Parade. Thank you to ALL of the entries in the parade for making this the biggest and best parade ever!

Congratulations to the winners!

A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO THE FORT PIERCE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT. GREAT JOB!

Save the Date for next year’s 29th Annual Parade
Next year’s theme: A Magical Musical Christmas
Sunday, December 3, 2017