The 54th annual Christmas Parade parade, a lighted night-time event, is scheduled for Saturday, December 7 beginning at 5 p.m. in Downtown Clarksville. The parade will feature the Budweiser Clydesdales and the 101st Army Band.
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 5, 2013.
Parade entry forms are available at the city’s three community centers, the Parks and Recreation office, and 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 food items, and gift cards will be collected during parade check-in, on December 7, and will be distributed among local charities.
For more information about the 54th Annual Christmas Parade, please contact Clarksville Parks & Recreation at 931-645-7476 or visit recpro.cityofclarksville.com.