BRANSON, Mo. –Branson’s 67th Annual Adoration Celebration and Parade took place on Sunday, December 6, 2015 in Downtown Branson. Thirty-One community organizations/businesses along with seventeen high school marching bands made their way down South Sycamore Street in Downtown Branson and proceeded on Main Street to the Branson Landing Boulevard past the Adoration Parade Grandstands to the Belk parking lot and across the Branson Landing boardwalk to perform in front of the crowd at the Branson Landing fountains.

We would like to thank our band judges John Casebourn, Bob Smither and Jim Lanning for judging our seventeen bands and our float judges Bruce Gerlock, Rex Wood and Robert Sindorf for judging our thirty one floats.

The winners of Branson’s 67th Annual Adoration Celebration and Parade’s band competition are:

Class 2A: First Place – Riverton High School, Riverton, KS

Second Place – Ash Grove High School, Ash Grove, MO

Third Place – Billings RIV Schools, Billings, MO

Class 3A: First Place – Hollister High School, Hollister, MO

Second Place – Columbus Unified High School, Columbus, KS

Third Place – Forsyth High School, Forsyth, MO

Class 4A: First Place – Reeds Spring High School, Reeds Spring, MO

Class 5A: First Place – Joplin High School, Joplin, MO

Exhibition: Branson High School, Branson, MO

Branson Junior High School, Branson, MO

Central High School – Kiltie Drum & Bugle Corps, Springfield, MO

Parkview High School – Parkview Lassies Drum & Bugle Corps, Springfield, MO

The winners of Branson’s 67th Annual Adoration Celebration and Parade’s float competition are:

Non-Profit Organization: First Place – Faith Lutheran Church

Second Place – First Baptist Church Branson

Third Place – Faith Full Gospel Church

For Profit Business or Organization: First Place – Sight & Sound Theatres

Second Place – White River Valley Electric Cooperative

Third Place – Arvest Bank

The Spirit of Christmas Adoration Award is awarded by the Adoration Parade committee to the organization that exemplifies the true spirit of the Adoration Celebration. This year’s winner of the Spirit of Christmas Adoration Award is Myer Hotels.

The Adoration Parade Committee would like to thank the community for their support in continuing the tradition of celebrating the true meaning of Christmas and Keeping Christ in Christmas for over 67 years. We look forward to seeing you next year on Sunday, December 4, 2016 for Branson’s 68th Annual Adoration Celebration and Parade.

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