2017 Parade Award Winners

Best Overall Float

  • Travell School

Best School Group Float:

  • 1st Place: Travell School
  • 2nd Place: Hawes School

Best Float Workmanship:

  • 1st Place: Travell School
  • 2nd Place: Ridge School

Most Creative Float:

  • 1st Place: Hawes School
  • 2nd Place: Willard School

Best Portrayal of Parade Theme:

  • 1st Place: Somerville School
  • 2nd Place: Orchard School

Best Personnel and Costumes:

  • 1st Place: Hawes School
  • 2nd Place: Ridge School

Best Mini-Float:

  • The Tuers Family Float

Outstanding Color Guard:

  • 1st Place: Ridgewood Police Department
  • 2nd Place: Bergen County Sheriff’s Department

Outstanding Marching Group:

  • 1st Place: NJ Militia/Heards Brigade
  • 2nd Place: Illumination Twirlers

Outstanding Musical Group on a Float

  • 1st Place: Orpheus Men’s Chorus
  • 2nd Place: Dr. Dubious & the Agnostics

Outstanding Musical Group – Marching:

  • 1st Place: Palisades Park Fire Department Band
  • 2nd Place: Bergen County Irish Pipes

Outstanding Visual Effects:

  • Ridgewood High School Marching Band