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2022 Halloween Parade Winners

The 101st Bethlehem Halloween parade was held on Sunday, October 30th and included roughly 80 entries with over 1000 participants. Awards were given for the best entries in the following categories: Floats, Large Marching Group, Schools, Scouts, and Small Marching Group. Two special awards were also chosen by the Mayor and Parade Committee.

The 2022 parade winners are...
1st Place Spring Garden
2nd Place Donegan/Fountain Hill (joint entry)
3rd Place Governor Wolf/Thomas Jefferson (joint entry)
1st Place Cub Scout Pack #368
2nd Place Girl Scout Troop #8412
3rd Place Cub Scout Pack #146
Large Marching  
1st Place The Puppy Palace
2nd Place Pennsylvania Youth Theatre
3rd Place LIberty HS Theatre Company
Small Marching  
1st Place Bethlehem Carriage Company
2nd Place The Broken Fellowship
3rd Place Lehigh Valley French Bulldogs
Floats/Large Vehicles  
1st Place Liberty HS Theatre Company
2nd Place BASD Transportation
3rd Place Valley Dance
Special Awards  
Mayor's Award William Penn
Committee Award Marvine & Freemansburg (tie)