Entries Sought for Lighted Christmas Parade
Be a part of a Clarksville tradition by participating in this year's annual Christmas parade, hosted by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County Government. The parade, a night-time, lighted Christmas parade, is scheduled for Saturday, December 6, beginning at 5 p.m. in Downtown Clarksville.
The Christmas parade is an event for local businesses, schools, and organizations to showcase their Christmas spirit. This year's theme is "A Storybook Christmas". The deadline to enter is December 4.
Awards will be presented to the first through third place winners in each division. Divisions include: Civic/Church, Business/Commercial, and City/County. Judging will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. on the day of the parade. Winners will be acknowledged as they pass the judges stand on Public Square.
Parade entry forms are available at the Clarksville Parks and Recreation office or online at mcgtn.org or www.cityofclarksville.com/parade. The cost to enter is $30 for all entries except churches and civic groups. All entries must also be accompanied by an unwrapped new toy, non-perishable food items, or grocery store gift cards valued at $25. Church and civic groups need only donate the donation valued at $25 for entry. All toys, non-perishable fooditems, and gift cards will be collected during parade check-in, on December 6, and will be distributed among local charities.
For more information about the 55th Annual Christmas Parade, please contact Clarksville Parks & Recreation at 931-645-7476 or visitrecpro.cityofclarksville.com.