Downtown Smithfield Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 11:00 a.m.
Aa wonderful old-fashioned parade that sums up the heart of Smithfield.
This year's theme is:
"An Olde Fashioned Christmas - Re-Booted...
The Holidays Go Techno!"
This year's Grand Marshall was our own mega-talented Bria Kelly!
Congratulations to our 2012 Winners!
1st Place – Academy of Dance
2nd Place – Foot Notes
3rd Place – Southside Ballet
1st Place – Hardy Ford Family Float
2nd Place - Carrllton Elementay
3rd Place (tie) - American Legion and Westside Elementary
1st Place – Pawsitive Attitudes
2nd Place - Dynamic Movements
3rd Place - Gimme Shelter
1st Place – Smithfield High School
2nd Place -Greensville Marching Band
3rd Place -Smithfield Middle School
1st Place – VA Jewel Mrs. Claws
2nd Place - Merry Oaks Diamonds in the Rough
3rd Place - Mill Swamp Indian Horses
1st Place –1952 F1 Model
2nd Place -Model A Ford Club
3rd Place - Ron Pack’s Woody
1st Place - GoldWing rider
2nd Place - Khedive Cars
3rd Place - NASCAR #43
ER Vehicle – Best in show
Smithfield Volunteer Fire Dept
Commercial Vehicle - Best in show
Windsor Fire EXT service
PHOTOS FROM 2012 PARADE
"An Olde Fashioned Christmas - Re-Booted
...The Holidays Go Techno!"
Smithfield & Isle of Wight County's finest always lead the parade!
Isle of Wight County Sheriff Mark Marshall and wife Deborah
Smithfield Tourism's Ham Tram, Parade Coordinator Terry Rhinier
(seated) and Sonny Bullard-Rodriguez.
Smithfield's very own mega-talented songster Bria Kelly was our Parade Marshall this year. Bria stopped and entertained the crowd with a song!
The Honorable Carter Williams, Mayor of Smithfield & his family
Antique Cars are always a popular entry in the parade!
The Parade and its Queens!
The fabulous Smithfield Middle School Band!
The Old Courthouse of 1750
Our four-footed friends!
Carrollton Elementary School
2012 Smithfield Rotary & Ruritan Citizens of the Year, Smithfield Music's (and owners of The Christmas Store) Elaine & Jim Abicht
Smithfield Middle School's Homecoming Court
Westside Elementary School
Greensville County High School Band...always a crowd favorite!
The area's fire fighters were well represented in the Parade!
Our superstars! The Smithfield High School Band
There are always some real "characters" at the Smithfield Parade!
Santa always makes a grand entrance!
Smithfield & Isle of Wight CVB Staff:
Judy Hare Winslow, Director of Tourism
Lois Chapman Tokarz, Marketing & Public Relations Manager
Terry Rhinier, Event Coordinator
Deborah Marshall, Visitor Center Manager
Kathy Mountjoy, Group Tour Coordinator
Cheryl Ketcham, Farmer's Market Manager