51st Annual Cornyval Parade Winners Announced

May 9, 2017.

The Helotes Cornyval Parade celebrated its 51 st Anniversary on Saturday, May 6, 2017. With nearly 100 entries, the parade exemplified the spirit and community of Helotes. Parade entries were judged in various categories based on showmanship and theme adherence. We are excited to announce our 2017 parade winners!


51st Anniversary Cornyval Parade Winners


Best in Show – Kuentz Elementary


Best Ambassador – Helotes Festival Association, 2017 Miss Helotes Court

-  2 nd Place Best Ambassador - Blue Knights Motorcycles

-  3 rd Place - Helotes Festival Association Rodeo Committee


Best Commercial – J Gibson Salon

-  2 nd Place Commercial – Re/Max

-  3 rd Place Commercial – H-E-B


Best Non-Profit – Helotes Little League

-  2 nd Place Non-Profit – Helotes Elementary

-  3 rd Place Non-Profit – Helotes Panther Youth Sports Association


Best Walking/Performing Group – United Gymnastics Academy

-  2 nd Place Walking/Performing Group – O’Connor High School Band

-  3 rd Place Walking/Performing Group – County Line Community Band


Best Vehicle – Helotes Pits / Gavin Steel

-  2 nd Place Vehicle – Alamo Karate

-  3 rd Place Vehicle – Northside School Museum Association


The City of Helotes would like to thank Billy Taylor, KENS 5 Chief Meteorologist, for serving as the parade’s emcee. In addition, we are grateful to have Helotes Police Chief, Robert Hunley, and Helotes Fire Chief, Walton Daugherty, serve as the parade’s Grand Marshals.


The 51 st Anniversary Cornyval Parade is sponsored by Wal-Mart, McMillin Texas Homes, J & C Auto, Roadrunner Couriers, Grey Forest Utilities, State Representative Philip Cortez, Kinard Family Dental, Trinity Care Transportation, Servpro of Helotes / Leon Springs, JJK Hapkido USA, Greater Helotes Little League, Helotes Panther Youth Sports Association, Chrissy’s Dance Academy, and D & G Marketing Plus.