WATCH: Health First Palm Bay Holiday Light Parade Delights Spectators, Winners Announced
By Space Coast Daily // December 3, 2018
85 different entries in the parade this year
WATCH: The 2018 Health First Palm Bay Hospital Holiday Light Parade was held on Saturday evening in Palm Bay and there were over 85 different entries in the parade this year. (City of Palm Bay video)
BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – The 2018 Health First Palm Bay Hospital Holiday Light Parade was held on Saturday evening in Palm Bay and there were over 85 different entries in the parade this year.
The Health First Palm Bay Hospital Holiday Light Parade theme was “Holidays in Paradise.”
Thousands of spectators lined the 2.5-mile parade route which departed from the Palm Bay Campus of Eastern Florida State College and turned north on to San Filippo Drive and then turned west on to Malabar Road.
The parade concluded in front of City Hall at Minton Road, delighting the crowd and ushering in the holiday season.
The judges’ scores have been tabulated and the winners are:
• Best Walking Group: Palm Bay Elementary School.
• Best Float: The Mission Church.
• Best Motorized Vehicle: Space Coast Jeep Club.
• Best Marching Band: Heritage High School.
• Best Representation of Parade Theme “Holidays in Paradise”: Palm Bay Elementary School.
“This is an event we look forward to all year long,” said Andy Dimmig, Community Outreach Coordinator for the Parks and Recreation Department.
“It’s awesome to see so many families come out and enjoy the parade each year. We have organizations that participate year after year, making it part of their holiday tradition.”
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