The 2016 Blossomtime Parade award winners have been announced.  Thank you to all the parade participants, volunteers, sponsors and judges who made the parade a special event for our community.

Congratulations to the following award winners:

Best Antique Car: 1930 Ford Coupe

Best Antique Truck: Louis Auto Glass 1929 Ford Model Truck

Best Decorated Car: Kona Ice Bellingham

Best Association/Car Club Presentation: Fourth Corner Elites

Best Car Club Spirit: Gear Heads of Whatcom County

Best Motorcycle: Nile Shriners

Best Fire Truck: Whatcom County Fire District No. 7

Best Equestrian Costume or Novelty: Fairhaven Ladies of the Evening Society

Best Draft Horse Hitch: Fairhaven Ladies of the Evening Society

Best Equestrian: Fairhaven Ladies of the Evening Society

Best Equestrian Group: Hestafolk Icelandic Horse Club

Best Clean-up Crew: Whatcom County Search & Rescue

John C. Burley Award for the Best Military or Fraternal Entry: Sons of Norway Viking Ship

Best Novelty: The Dream Train

Best Themed Walking Group: Bellingham Sea Hawkers

Most Enthusiastic Group: Bellingham Jazzercize

Best Green Float: Lummi Stommish

Best Memorial Day Themed Float: Albert J. Hamilton post 7 The American Legion

County Executive’s Award for the Best Themed Float: Fircreek Day Camp & After School Adventure

Chamber of Commerce Award for the Best Commercial Float: The Dance Studio

Mayor’s Award for the Best Nonprofit Float: Bellingham Senior Activity Center

Grand Sweepstakes Award for the Most Outstanding Float: Gurmat Khalsa Punjabi School

Best Drill Team: Ferndale High School

Best Dance Team: The Dance Studio

Best Cheer Squad: Bellingham High School Red Raider Marching Band

Best “A” Marching Band: Mount Baker High School

Best “AA” Marching Band: Squalicum High School

Best “AAA” Marching Band: Ferndale High School

Best Drum Line: Blaine High School

Best Drum Major: Mount Baker High School

Ralph Pauley Award for the Best Fraternal, Military or Nonprofit Marching Band: Vancouver Police Pipe Band

Click here for lots of fun photos of the parade!