Rain threatened all day but thousand were on hand for the 2012 Callithumpian Parade. The annual parade is one of Decatur’s largest events, and a large crowd enjoyed watching over one-hundred fifty parade entries.
Even though the weather threatened all day and high winds were predicted a large crowd as on hand for the parade. Businessman Vic Porter held the honored position of grand marshal.
The 2012 edition of the parade included nine competing band, twelve floats, many commercial entries and numerous politicians. Riders from the Indiana Patriot Guard joined the parade for the third time this year.
Sponsored by: Hoosier Pattern
First Place - Adams Central
Second Place - Antwerp
Third Place - Heritage
Spirit Award - Antwerp
Sponsored by Eichhorn Jewelery
1st Place - The Haunted Barn
2nd Place - United Steelworkers Local 715
3rd Place - Decatur Veterinary Clinic
American Legion Post 43
Complete Printing Service
Cutest Baby Contest
Sponsored by Walgreen Drug Store
1st Place - Carley Ann Kirchner
2nd Place – Jacob Berg
3rd Place - Joshua Berg
House Decorating Results
1st Place Jason McCullough 115 S. 7th Street
2nd Place Dewey Gillispie 818 N 3rd Street
3rd Place Jason Steury 338 S 3rd Street
The 2013 Callithumpian Parade takes place Monday October 28th