Monday, December 4, 2017
The bright glow of the holidays shined on the Town of Lyons on Saturday, December 2nd! The entries were spectacular and the warm evening combined with the lights and spectators made for a magical community celebration. The judges selected the winners from 27 entries and they are as follows. Congratulations to all!!
2017 Lyons Holiday Parade of Lights Overall Winners
Overall Parade Winner: Blue Mountain Stone
Best Representation of Theme: Mayama Dance Studio
Best Use of Lights: George's Towing
2017 Lyons Holiday Parade of Lights Division Awards
Marching Division: Lyons Polar Bear Club
Motorized Division: Mile High Jeep Club
Band Division: Lyons High School Band
Youth Division: Lyons High School Champion Cross Country and Volleyball Teams
Float Division: Simblissity Tiny Homes
Other Division: Spirit Hound Distillery
Saturday, December 2, 2017
The weekend of holiday festivities kick-off with the Lyons Holiday Bazaar, on December 2, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., and December 3, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. The highlight of the weekend is sure to be the Holiday Parade of Lights on Saturday, December 2. The parade will start at 6:30 pm and will be filled with illuminated, colorful floats, many of which will be decorated in the theme of this year’s parade — “Peace on Earth”. Sign up today!
Live music and entertainment will follow the parade at approximately 7:15 p.m. in Sandstone Park, on the Raul Vasquez Community Stage. Among those performing this year will be the Lyons High School and Elementary School Show Choirs. At 7:40 p.m., the sky will be illuminated by a fireworks display (thanks to generous donations & grants received from the Lyons Community Foundation and other local supporters)! The night will close with the Parade Awards Ceremony after the fireworks show, awarding the outstanding parade entries of 2017. The ceremony will be held on the Raul Vasquez Community Stage in Sandstone Park.
The annual Holiday Parade of Lights is an exciting community tradition, made possible by volunteer support! Check out this year's volunteer opportunities, and be a part of this cherished community event! Each volunteer position is vital for the overall production, and we recognize and appreciate each volunteer. Thanks for your help in this year's Parade of Lights!
If you are interested in entering the parade this year, please complete the Parade of Lights Entry Form below. If you would like to donate to this event, a donation form is also included. Please send completed forms to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to
Holiday Parade of Lights
Lyons Town Hall
PO Box 49
Parade of Lights Entry Form >>
The parade will route through Main Street, a portion of Hwy 7, Broadway and exiting onto 3rd Avenue. Cars will not be permitted to park on these roads between the hours of 4:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Vehicles may be towed at owner’s expense if you are parked in a no parking parade route area between these times. Parking will be available in Bohn Park, the RTD Parking Lot and side streets on the north end of town. Spectators should view the parade from the sidewalk areas and should not be in the street while the parade is in session.
Please note that the staging area, downtown area and parade routes will impede traffic and cause delays for motorists. Those in Town may not be able to exit until parade has completed. Staging for the parade entries will take place on 2nd Ave. between Railroad and Park, on Evans between 2nd and 3rd, and on Hwy 66 between 2nd Ave and Park St. Please see the map of the parade route, through traffic flow, and staging area.
Please be aware of your surroundings while the parade is passing and please be sure to keep an eye on all children during the event should items such as candy be thrown by any parade entries (although strictly against parade rules).
Thank you for your cooperation in this matter! For more information, please contact Lyons Parks & Recreation at 303-823-8250.