Lewes Christmas Parade ushers in the season

December 11, 2019

Nearly 90 entries took part in the 88th annual Lewes Christmas Parade on Dec. 7. Presented by the City of Lewes and Lewes Chamber of Commerce, this year’s parade committee chairmen were Craig Beebe and G.W. Thompson, taking the place of Dennis Forney and the late Tom King, who together co-chaired the committee for more than 35 years.

2019 Lewes Christmas Parade results

Most original entry: University of Delaware Hugh R. Sharp Marine Studies Campus

Classic car, older than 1967: 1. Peter Zoll, 1947 Bentley Mark VI Mulliner Saloon; 2. Bill Tattersall, 1963 Elva; 3. Villie Wescot, 1964 Thunderbird

Decorated vehicle, 1968 or newer: 1. Trevor Mees and Betty Burleigh, 1996 Jaguar XJS convertible; 2. Lisa Meehan, 2007 Volvo XC70 wagon; 3. Bill and Barb Danley, 2017 Jeep

Band: 1. Cape Henlopen High School

Fire company: 1. Milton Fire Department; 2. Millvile Volunteer Fire Co.; 3. Rehoboth Beach Fire Co.

Commercial float: 1. Schell Brothers/Kids' Cottage; 2. Styled; 3. Wharton's Landscaping and Garden Center

Community float: 1. Flickinger family and friends; 2. First Baptist Church of Lewes; 3. Lewes American Legion Post 17

Youth organization float: 1. Girl Scouts of Service Unit 30, Milton, Lewes, Rehoboth; 2. Sea Scout Ship 198; 3. Cape Henlopen Pop Warner

Marching group: 1. McAleer School of Irish Dance; 2. Coastal Dance Academy; 3. Greater Lewes Community Village

Equestrian: 1. Windfall Acres

Best sound, prizes sponsored by John Ellsworth: 1. Long & Foster Real Estate, $40; Lewes; 2. Coldwell Banker Resort Realty, $30; 3. Flickinger family and friends, $20

Honorable mention awards: Boy Scout Troop 1; Boy Scout Troop 2540; Cape Henlopen High School Jr. ROTC color guard/drill team; Keenote Music Studio; Best Buddies, Cape Henlopen chapter; Cape Henlopen High School LEO Club

Judges: Dennis Forney, Cliff Diver, Tom Protack


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