Rotterdam Fire District 2 firefighters Lt. Matt Groncki, left, Shawn Warlik, and Mike Gilmore hold their Best of Parade Award as their float depicting National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation took the top prize at the Daily Gazette Holiday Parade Awards Ceremony at the Hilton Doubletree Inn on Nott Terrace in Schenectady Wednesday, December 7, 2016.
Rotterdam Fire District 2 firefighter Michael Gilmore portrays Eddie on their float depicting National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation in the Daily Gazette Holiday Parade in Schenectady Saturday, November 19, 2016.
Representatives of the Amsterdam Marching Rams; the Rams were first runner-up in Stepping to the Music Award (band or dance team).
Representatives of the Beukendaal Fire Department; the department was second-runner up in the Red Suspenders category.
Representatives of The Brown School; the school won The Great Escape Youth Award for its float.
Representatives of The King's Dancers; the group won Music Award at the annual Gazette Holiday Parade.
The team from St. George’s Episcopal Church, which was second runner-up in the Price Chopper Non-Profit Award for its entry in the Daily Gazette Holiday Parade.