People of all ages delighted in the 17th Annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting event, hosted by the Greater Tehachapi Chamber of Commerce Saturday night.

The theme for this year's parade was "twas the night before Christmas."

Monday afternoon, the chamber announced that first-place awards go to: Tehachapi High School Band; Girl Scouts of Tehachapi; Murry Family Farms; Mountain Bible Church; Sikh Riders of America; Miss Tehachapi Pageant; Mojave River Academy; Diamonds in the Rough Equestrian Drill Team; and Silver Paw Ranch.

The judges’ overall favorite award goes to Tehachapi Pest Control.