Deadline to register is Dec. 12
Clinton’s traditional Christmas Parade of bands, floats, and many other processional entries will begin at 6 p.m. December 17, a press release said. This year’s theme is “Once Upon A Christmas.”
Businesses, churches, schools, and other marching groups are encouraged to register and participate in the parade. There is no parade entry fee this year. The deadline to register is 4:30 p.m. Monday, December 12. There will be no late entries, the press release said.
Entry forms may be picked up at the Anderson County Chamber of Commerce office located at 245 North Main Street, Suite 200, in Clinton. You can also receive a form by mail, fax, or email by calling the Chamber at (865) 457-2559. You may also obtain a registration form and instructions at www.andersoncountychamber.org.
Parade participants are requested to use lights and reflective decorations for this night event. The Parade Santa is to be the only Santa. Horses are required to have on a “diaper” to enter the parade route. All pet owners are required to pick up after their animals by Clinton City Ordinance.
Rules concerning vehicles: All parade vehicles must be “street legal” and drivers must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license (i.e., this eliminates ATVs, golf carts, mountain bikes, bicycles, and skateboards, etc.).
Check-in will be at the Jaycee Park between 4 and 5:30 p.m. December 17, the press release said.
First, second, and third place prizes will be awarded for the best and most creative entries that reflect the parade theme.
For more information, contact the Chamber at (865) 457-2559 or by email at [email protected]mber.org.
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