Photos by Brian Schoenhals/The Daily Home
The Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind float encouraged possibilities for all along with revealing the joy of the season.
A Charlie Brown Christmas wish for all.
The Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind’s E.H. Gentry School chose a gingerbread theme for their entry.
Christmas wishes came in all forms for the 2013 parade.
Reindeer take to the skies with the help of a vintage fire truck.
Youngsters and instructors for Heritage Hall Museum’s Arts Camp for Kids turned their talents to their float for the holiday event.
Talladega Health and Rehab’s Rehab Select chose a traditional presentation for their Christmas greetings.
Mickey and penguins and all the kids gathered on this cheer filled float.
Grand Marshal Dr. John Mascia, president of the Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind, arrives for the parade.
Christmas officially arrived in Talladega Tuesday night with the city’s 2013 Christmas parade. Santa and lots of cheer and everything that goes with the season came in plentiful supply for those who braved the cold to take in the yearly event. Float after float featured holiday spirit for all and the crowds filled the streets to celebrate the occasion. Winners for the event were: first place, Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind’s “Whoville Float;” second place, Shocco Springs Baptist Conference Center; and third place, The Helen Keller School’s “The Grinch.” The parade committee will present $150 to the first place winner, $100 to the second place winner and $50 to the third place winner. Close to 70 entries lined up for the parade.