Annual Christmas Parade held

Published 8:00 am Wednesday, December 6, 2023

The Town of Keysville held its annual Christmas parade Friday night, Dec. 1, on King Street. The parade included a variety of decorated floats sponsored by civic groups, local sports teams, beauty pageant winners, churches, businesses and other organizations and a host of emergency vehicles.

The following were the 2023 Keysvile Christmas Parade Winners:

EMERGENCY VEHICLES

First – Meherrin Volunteer Fire & Rescue 

Second – Drakes Branch Volunteer Fire 

Third – Darlington Heights Fire Department

CIVIC FLOATS

First – Five County Fair Winners 

Second – Patriot Flag Cheerleaders 

Third – Special Olympics

SHOW VEHICLES

First – Debbie Newcomb and Tonya Jackson 

Second – M&K T r a n s p o r t 

Third – Pearson DeJarnett

SCHOOL FLOATS 

First – Central Middle School 

Second – Eureka Elementary School 

Third – Randolph-Henry High School Cheerleaders 

BANDS 

First – Prince Edward County High School 

TRACTORS 

First- Alan Myers 

BIG RIGS 

First- M&K T r a n s p o r t 

RELIGIOUS 

First – Eureka Baptist 

BUSINESS FLOATS 

First – Spaulding Equipment Company 

Second – Southern Hils Lawn Care 

Third – Samples Monitoring Services 

Sponsors for the Keysville Christmas Parade were Boliek-White Construction, Inc, Thompson Insurance Agency, Inc., Tucker Timber Products, Inc., Vaughan’s Auction and Realty Co., Browning-Duffer Funeral Home, Bretcetera, Lazy Daisy Flowers and Gifts, Zachery McKinney Technology, Keysville Chiropractic Wellness Center and Wilson’s Funeral Home.