Parade Application

Annual Downtown Christmas Parade

The 2018 annual Downtown Christmas Parade is scheduled Friday, December 7 beginning at 6 PM.

The City of Greenville Main Street Office organizes the event each year. For more information, contact the Main Street Office at (903) 457-3138 or by Email.

On-line application

Information


Theme


Parade of Lights

Registration


All participants must complete an application or apply online (see above). Please read application carefully. Only floats, marching units and vehicles at least 50 years of age (1968 and older) are eligible to participate. Float entrants must be clearly identified with either a banner in front of the entry (walkers) or attached to the front of the float. 

Entry Fee


None. 

Lights & Decorations


All floats must have holiday decorations and lighting

Candy


For safety, no candy or other items may be thrown into the crowd; however, you may walk beside your float and hand out candy

Staging 

Jordan Street between Johnson and Houston Streets.  Vehicles facing east.  Arrive between 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM.

Judging


Judging will take place during the parade as entrants pass the Municipal Building

Plaques


  • 1st & 2nd place overall
  • Spirit of Christmas Awards