Annual Christmas Parade
26th Annual Christmas Parade Saturday, December 9, 2017
Parade Starts at 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $10 per entry
This year's theme is Holidays Around the World
|Float||1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place||Creative Decoration, Effort, Uniqueness, Holiday Music, etc|
|Motorized Vehicle|| 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place
||Creative Decoration, Effort, Uniqueness, etc|
|Walking|| 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place
||Show Holiday Spirit using Colors, Themes, Interaction with Audience|
|Middle/High School Band|| 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place
||Straight Lines, In-Step, Holiday Music*, Uniforms**|
** Extra Decoration Welcomed
at N. Illinois Avenue & E. Orange Street (SR 50) intersection
3:30 p.m. Jubilant Strings Orchestra - 14 piece string orchestra comprised of local youth. Located on the judges' stage on Main Ave in front of FBC Groveland.
4 p.m. Parade Starts - at N. Illinois Avenue & E. Orange Street (SR 50) intersection. They'll turn left onto SR 50 (heading wrong way on SR 50); left onto S. Main Avenue; right onto Swanson Street; right onto S. Lake Avenue; and right onto Cherry Street. The route is about a mile long.
6 p.m. Light Up Groveland- Next to the Gazebo. Music provided by the SLHS band.
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Santa's Workshop- being held in the Lake David Center. Receive a free photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus during the Santa's Workshop.
6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Christmas Stroll- along Main Street. (Edge Memorial United Methodist, First Baptist of Groveland, Groveland Baptist, and Zion Lutheran churches display holiday lights and signs along the Main Street corridor. The churches also have a schedule of various performances.)
inside the Puryear Building.
6:30 p.m. Groveland Museum presents Christmas Music - between the Puryear Building and the Museum
7 p.m. - Family Movie - Despicable Me 3 -
Be sure to visit our food vendors at the Puryear Building and Craft Vendors at the Lake David Center