(Photo by Colin Smith Photography

Earlier this week, the streets of Victoria came alive with the songs, dances, and displays put on by over a hundred show-stopping groups in town.

From schools to businesses, law enforcement organizations to cultural clubs, everybody performed their hearts out at the 120th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade on Monday, May 21st.

Based on the judges’ scoring, here’s a list of the winning shows of the day:

Best Overall Band
Shorecrest Highlanders marching band

Best Overall Entry 
Victoria Motorcycle club

Best Community Float
1. Songhees First Nation
2. Langham Court Theatre
3. Sequim Irrigation Festival

Best Commercial Float
1. Country Grocer
2. Island Farms
3. Galey Farms

Best Walking Group
1. 501st Legions Outer Rim Garrison
2. Victoria Taiwanese Association
3. Newcomers Club of Gr. Victoria

Best Performing Group
1. Victoria Chinese Community
2. Victoria Korean Community
3. Fiesta Latina Folklore

Best Decorated Car
1. Yellow Cab
2. Blue Bird Cabs
3. Victoria Homes

Best Commercial Car
1. Telus
2. Dodd’s Walk for Peace
3. BC Shavers and Hobbies

Best race cars 
1. Old Time racers
2. Team nova
3. Dg auto car

Best antique car
1. Victoria fire historical society
2. Butchart gardens
3. Esquimalt fire department

Victoria Buzz photographers Colin Smith and Doug Clement captured some breathtaking shots of the merriment during the parade.

Check it out: 

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In case you missed the show, check out our live broadcast below:

120th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade

It’s time for the 120th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade, presented by the Greater Victoria Festival Society! 🎉Dana Hutchings, Gordie Tupper, Nicole Bentham, and Chris Loran will go live at about 9:20 a.m. on Monday, May 21.

Posted by Victoria Buzz on Monday, May 21, 2018

 

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