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