Vienna Halloween Parade Winners Announced

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The James Madison High School Crew Team emerged as the big winner in the 2023 Vienna Halloween Parade. The team’s pirate ship float took the highest honor for Best in Parade for its overall performance and costumes that tied in with this year’s theme, “Cartoons and Comics.”

Award winners in multiple categories were announced at tonight’s Vienna Town Council meeting. Mayor Linda Colbert and Vienna Business Association Executive Director Peggy James presented the award ribbons for the 77th annual event. Here are the results by category:

YOUTH BANDS

1. Vienna Jammers Percussion Ensemble

FLOATS WITH MUSIC

1. One Neighborhood

2. Green Hedges School

3. Vienna Arts Society

FLOATS WITHOUT MUSIC

1. LCS Site Services

2. Flint Hill Elementary School

3. Merrifield Garden Center

YOUTH PERFORMING GROUPS

1. Cuppett Performing Arts Center

2. Legacy Dance Institute

3. Spotlight Dance Academy

ADULT PERFORMING GROUPS

1. Caporales San Simon Universitarios Filial Virginia

2. Ghostbusters Virginia

3. Bikes @ Vienna

ANTIQUE AND CLASSIC VEHICLES

1. Fairfax Virginia Harley Owners’ Group

2. Northern Virginia Corvette Club

BEST IN PARADE – James Madison High School Crew Team

This year’s event featured 108 parade entries, which is the greatest number of entries in a decade. Approximately 30,000 spectators watched along the parade route, and hundreds of others viewed the parade recap on the Town’s YouTube channel, @TownofViennaVA. The 2023 Vienna Halloween Parade was presented by the Town of Vienna in partnership with the Vienna Business Association.