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Palisade Chamber Announces Winners for 2016 Olde Fashioned Christmas

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Winners of Palisade’s Olde Fashioned Christmas Parade of Lights held on Friday night, December 2nd were announced by Juliann Adams, Executive Director of the Palisade Chamber of Commerce.  Adams said “the annual Palisade Christmas Parade of Lights seems to grow every year as it fills the town with Christmas joy and kicks off the holiday season.   It set the tone for our Palisade Olde Fashioned Christmas Celebration that ran through Saturday, December 3rd… and was such a wonderful success.  We  are pleased to announce the winners of our very popular Holiday Soup Challenge held Saturday, Dec. 3rd during our celebration.  Competition grows each year as local valley chefs compete for the People’s Choice and the Judges Choice.  Local chefs fill the area with the aroma of their special created soups as visitors enjoy generous samples of all of them, filled with the warmth and taste of the holidays.”

Palisade Christmas Parade of Lights Winners

  • Best Display of Lights – Absolute Prestige
  • Best use of Theme – Palisade 4-H
  • Best of Show – COOP Country of Palisade


Palisade Olde Fashioned Christmas Soup Challenge Winners

  • People’s Choice – Community Hospital
  • Judge’s Choice – Palisade Brewery
  • Judge’s Choice, Runner Up – Community Hospital

Congratulations to all our participants. We look forward to seeing you in 2017. For more information: or call 464-7458



Juliann Adams was the Executive Director of the Palisade Chamber of Commerce. Before taking on her that role she was the Director of Sales and Events at Wine Country Inn since opening in 2008. Her background is Graphic Design, Sales and Marketing. She and her husband Dan have a small vineyard in Palisade. They have 4 children and 5 grandchildren. Juliann loves Palisade and wants everyone to experience the community's resources. "Life Tastes good here all year long"