Chincoteague, VA-December 3, 2018: The Chincoteague Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the Town of Chincoteague, Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Company, Chincoteague Police Department, Kiwanis Club of Chincoteague, Chincoteague Island Library, Chincoteague Combined and Elementary Schools and the many volunteers that helped make the 39th Annual Chincoteague Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade possible. This year’s theme was “Chincoteague is for Christmas Lovers” playing on the state tourism slogan, Virginia is for Lovers.

 

The 2018 Winners are:

COMMERCIAL

1st Place – ChincoteagueChristmas.com

2nd Place – Rommel’s Ace Hardware

NON-COMMERCIAL

1st Place – North Accomack Youth Football & Cheerleading

2nd Place – Museum of Chincoteague Island

JUNIOR MARCHING UNIT

1st Place – All About Dance

2nd Place – Girl Scout Troop #371

SENIOR MARCHING UNIT

1st Place – American Legion Post #159

MARCHING BANDS

1st Place – Indian River High School Marching Band

2nd Place – Northern VA Firefighters Emerald Society Pipe Band

DECORATED BOAT

1st Place – Captain’s Cove Community

2nd Place – Goldsborough’s Marine

EQUESTRIAN

1st Place – Chincoteague Pony Drill Team

2nd Place – Angie & Joy

MISCELLANEOUS

1st Place – Eastern Shore Phoenix Fire Cheer League

2nd Place – Accomack County Public Schools Transportation Department

JUDGES’ AWARD – BEST IN SHOW – Chincoteague Island Boy Scouts Troop #323

(Entry that best displayed the parade’s theme ‘Chincoteague is for Christmas Lovers’)

 

FIRE COMPANY AWARDS:

MOST MEN IN LINE

1st Place – New Church Volunteer Fire & Rescue

2nd Place – Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company

MOST EQUIPMENT – Atlantic Volunteer Fire & Rescue Company

OLDEST EQUIPMENT (MOTORIZED) – Greenbackville Volunteer Fire Department

OLDEST EQUIPMENT (NON-MOTORIZED) – Bloxom Volunteer Fire Company

LONGEST DISTANCE TRAVELED – Memorial Volunteer Fire Company

BEST COMPANY OVERALL – Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company

Congratulations to all!