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Deadline for Clarksville’s 54th Annual Christmas Parade is quickly approaching

 

Clarksville, TN – The City of Clarksville and Clarksville Parks and RecreationMontgomery County Government have partnered along with Agero to host the 54th Annual Christmas Parade. The parade, a night-time, lighted Christmas parade, is scheduled for December 7th, 2013 beginning at 5:00pm in Downtown Clarksville.

The Clarksville Jaycees banner leads off the annual Christmas Parade

The Clarksville Jaycees banner leads off the annual Christmas Parade

The Christmas parade is an event for local businesses, schools, and organizations to showcase their Christmas spirit. Don’t miss the Budweiser Clydesdales, the 101st Army Band and Grand Marshal local cancer survivor, Garrett Whipple!

A brief tree lighting ceremony will be held immediately following the parade on Public Square with Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan and on the County Square with Montgomery County Mayor Carolyn Bowers. This year’s parade theme is “Storybook Christmas”. The deadline to enter is December 5th.

Parade entry forms are available at the city’s three community centers, the Parks and Recreation office, and online at www.mcgtn.org or www.cityofclarksville.com/parade. The cost to enter is $30.00 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 $25.00. Church and civic groups need only donate item valued at $25.00 for entry.

All toys, non-perishable food items, and gift cards will be collected during parade check-in, on December 7th, and will be distributed among local charities.

For more information about the 54th Annual Christmas Parade, please contact Clarksville Parks and Recreation at 931.645.7476 or visit recpro.cityofclarksville.com.


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