A terrific turnout and fantastic performances marked the 2014 Allentown Halloween Parade which marched through the streets of the city on Sunday, October 19.
Nine divisions of marchers and floats made their way down Hamilton Street as an enthusiastic audience gathered curbside from the start of the parade at the Allentown Fairgrounds to the conclusion at Ninth & Hamilton streets.
A variety of marching bands and dance groups joined with other civic and professional organizations, auto clubs and floats to bring the streets of Allentown to life, adhering to the parade’s theme: “Phantom Phrenzy.”
The panel of judges recognized the following award winners…
1st Place Cub Scout Pack 146 $500.00
3-way tie for 2nd Place: Buddy of Colton $167.00
Up, Up & Away Balloon $167.00
Cub Scout Troop 74 $167.00
1st Place Lehigh Valley Rollergirls $300.00
2nd Place Bear Creek Equestrian Drill Team $200.00
3rd Place St. Luke’s Neighborhood Center $100.00
PERFORMING GROUPS RECOGNIZED
XCAPE Dance Company
HALA (Hispanic American League of Artists)
Parkettes Gymnastic Team
Twelve youth bands will also be receiving a stipend for their participation and contributions to the parade.