Christmas Parade

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Monday, December 5th @ 6:00pm

Son of a nutcracker, we're excited!

This year's Christmas parade is all about Elf, so don't be a cottonheaded ninnymuggins - sign up to be a part of the fun today! All float entries are due by November 30th and must be paid online through Eventbrite (CLICK HERE to register your float).

Four cash prizes will be awarded for the following categories: Best Decorated Float, Best Walking Unit, Best Animal Unit and Best Decorated Vehicle.

This event will begin promptly at 6:00pm on Monday, December 5th. Floats can begin lining up at 4:30pm and should be in place by 5:30pm. The parade route will begin at 2nd Ave. & Gordon Dr. and end at the Old State Bank.

All proceeds from the event benefit local charities.

If you would like to register after the deadline, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

If you'd like to sponsor this year's parade, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.!

RULES

All entrants should keep safety, both for the participants and the general public, as their primary concern.

  • No objects are to be thrown by any participant in the parade.
  • The purpose of this parade is to provide enjoyment for the community.  Therefore, the Decatur Jaycees maintain the right to refuse entry to any participant who exhibits unruly or unacceptable behavior.
  • No Santa impersonators will be allowed in the parade (only the "real" Santa in his sleigh!).