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2023 Vigilante Day Parade Winners and watch the Parade

Vigilante Day Parade 2023
Vigilante Day Parade 2023
Posted at 3:27 PM, May 04, 2023

From dynamite to dinosaurs, this year's Vigilante Day Parade saw 88 floats and two marching bands make their way through downtown Helena.

Here is the live stream of the 2023 Vigilante Day Parade from downtown Helena on Friday, May 5.

Full 2023 Vigilante Day Parade

Vigilante Day Parade Award Winners 2022

This year’s Vigilante Parade had 88 floats. The Senior class won the A.J. Roberts Cup with 47.7% of students participating.

  • 2nd Place - Junior Class 42.4%
  • 3rd Place - Sophomore Class 27.5%
  • 4th Place - Freshmen Class 22.6%

Grand Champion

Arbor Day 1899: Maren Elliott, Keiran Boyle, Hollis Elliott, Makenzie Grotbo, Luna Hernandez

Grace Mattern, Mattingly Meldrum, Marybelle Osborn, Robert Rowland, and Hailey Cox.

Most Historically Accurate (Montana Historical Society)

High School on Wheels: Madison Burda, Brooklyn Brisko, Megan Carpenter, Kadin Creek, Kaiden Elliot. Zoie Jorgenson, Morgan Kaufman, Tizer Kazmierowski, Derrick LeRette, Sam Post, Lilly Rippingale, and Sophie Schulenberg.

American Indian

Then and Now: 1908 L&C Carnival Powwow - 1998 1st Last Chance Community Powwow: Trenton Salway, Jessie Belcourt, Daytona Brenden, Neveah Briere-Ford, Ace Dolecheck, Deacon Eagleman, Dolores Ellis, Chey Harris, Lanie Russell, and Anthony Walking Child.

Historic Helena

1. High School on Wheels: Madison Burda, Brooklyn Brisko, Megan Carpenter, Kadin Creek, Kaiden Elliot. Zoie Jorgenson, Morgan Kaufman, Tizer Kazmierowski, Derrick LeRette, Sam Post, Lilly Rippingale, and Sophie Schulenberg.

2. Archie Bray Foundation: Anna Council, Meloney Campbell, Kylee Connors, and Neillea Warden.

3. Helena Fire: 1872 Most of Last Chance Burnt: Lauren Hoxie, Isabel Beasley, Emma Compton, Mikayla Hall, Cadence Hatten, Aidia Lehman, Campbell Neibauer, Bree Nelson, Katherine Rencher, and Olivia Wigton.

Pioneer Life

1. Siebrand Brothers Circus: McKennah Danielson, Kaylyn Barns, Zadie Bywater, Addison Clark, Kaden Price, Kaitylyn Tabbert, Lane West, and Davis Franklin.

Helena Business

1.RB Drive In Helena Business:Jayden Dupler, Kayla Acuna, Olivia Anderson, Skylar Cyphers, June Forsythe, Abigail Hansen, Jacob Heinrich, Ashley Heinrich, Abigail Lewis, Matteo McRae, Keirya Schoebel, Victoria Summers, Aaron Heisel, and Amar Spreco.

2.Helena Herald Newspaper: Deloris Klar, Hana Honemann, and Amos Bowe.

3. Big Dorothy's(Windbag Saloon): Hailey Cox, Micah Francis, Abi Grotbo, RaeAnn Loewen, and James Moore.

Famous People

Leo Seltzer: The Man Behind Roller Derby: Abby Bignell,Sydney Pullin, Kayla Parriman, Payton Sprague, Sydney Emmons, Malore English, Lili Danzer, Ella Stoddard, and Madi Brown

Mining and Transportation

Last Chance Gulch during Gold Rush: Matthew Marcille, Sam Ark, Talus Arrigo, Brayden Beatty, Jackson Cosgrove, James Fox, Cole Flugge, Mathew Golemon, Ryan Grossmon, Benson LaForge, Carter Petr, and Kehler Woodland .

Antique Vehicles

1950s Helena Drag Strip: Kaylee Sexton, Ethan Rankin, and Grayce Wilkens.