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City of Reading Announces Winners of the 2023 Holiday Parade Competition.

Reading, PA: The City of Reading is thrilled to announce the outstanding winners of the 2023 Holiday Parade in various categories, showcasing the incredible talent and creativity within our community.

Best Band:

  1. Twin Valley High School Marching Band
  2. Exeter High School Marching Band
  3. Conrad Weiser Marching Band


Best Performance:

  1. Roxy’s Dance Expressions
  2. Reading High School Dance Team
  3. Alvernia University Dance Team


Best Float:

  1. Superheroes for Autism
  2. Savage Auto Group R-Phil’s Mascot Band
  3. Carpenter Technology


We extend our sincere gratitude to all participating organizations and a special thank you to our esteemed judges: Daniel Egusquiza from Barrio Alegría, Justin Heimbecker from Berks Arts, and Larry Fecho from Genesius Theatre.

The City of Reading commends these winners for their outstanding contributions to making this year's Holiday Parade a resounding success. Your dedication and creativity truly brought the holiday spirit to life. Congratulations to all!