WATKINS GLEN. N.Y. (WETM) – The 27th Annual Village Christmas kicked off tonight at North Franklin Street.
Despite the rainy weather, the turnout drew in a great crowd. Community members joined in to enjoy music, cookie decorating and taking pictures with Santa.
Parade floats and participants were judged in 4 categories, as follows, and these are also the winners of each category:
Most Christmas Spirit: Girl Scout Unit 439. Best 12 Days of Christmas Decorated Fire Truck: Montour Falls Fire Department. Best 12 Days of Christmas Theme: Beaver Dams Fire Department. Judges’ Choice: Richtmyer Antique Tractor
There were many generous sponsors that helped create the 27th Annual Village Christmas, including:
- Community Bank, the main event sponsor
- Visions Federal Credit Union, parade sponsors
- Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, fireworks sponsors