The Gordon County Antique Engine & Tractor club ride down the streets of Calhoun during the Parade of Lights.
Hundreds lined the parade route enjoying the sights, sounds and perfect holiday weather. Santa Claus was the highlight of the parade as he chugged down Wall Street in the Gordon Hospital Express.
This year there were a total of 78 entries and three talented marching bands, and according to a press release from the Gordon County Chamber of Commerce, the parade was one of the largest in recent years and one of the most colorful with countless numbers of bright, twinkling Christmas lights.
The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Downtown Development Authority and the Northwest Georgia Regional Fair hosted the 2012 Christmas Parade of Lights. Best Overall - Gordon Central FFA Alumni
Most Spirited - Battlefield Building Supply
Best Use of Theme - Grover Lunsford State Farm Insurance
Best Use of Lights - ABC American Towing
Best Musical - Trinity Baptist Church
Best Religious - Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Youth