Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Parks and Recreation has begun planning for the 2020 Clarksville Christmas Parade, scheduled for Saturday, December 5th, 2020 in Downtown Clarksville. The public is being asked to decide on critical pieces of the event.
Each year, the parade, hosted by the City of Clarksville and Montgomery County, has a central theme that guides the decoration of vehicles and costumes of participants. This year’s theme will be decided by the public through online voting. Options include gingerbread houses, Polar Express, songs of Christmas and snow globes.
In addition to the theme, a special group of businesses and organizations will serve as the parade’s Grand Marshals.
“Frontline” businesses and organizations are defined as those that continue to provide essential services or key public services during the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic such as medical, government, human services, infrastructure, manufacturing and other miscellaneous personnel.
Frontline businesses and organizations that are interested in having representation in the parade may apply online.
“Our Frontline personnel have worked to serve our community throughout this pandemic,” Clarksville Mayor Joe Pitts said. “Honoring them collectively as parade grand marshals will be a special way to show our thanks during our traditional holiday celebration.”
Theme voting and Grand Marshals’ applications are available through October 16th at www.ClarksvilleParksRec.com or www.MCGTN.org. The winning theme will be announced in mid-October. A list of qualified frontline workers is also available on the Clarksville Parks and Recreation website.
Registration for the Clarksville Christmas Parade will begin on October 1st.
More information about this year’s parade can be found at www.ClarksvilleParksRec.com
About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department
Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of indoor/outdoor programs, facilities, nature activities and entertainment events for people living in Clarksville, Montgomery County and Fort Campbell. These free or reasonably priced, year-round experiences help residents enhance their health, wellness, and social engagement — resulting in a stronger, better community.
The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreational facilities and activities for all ages, maintains more than 700 acres of parks and facilities, provides 22 park facilities that offer a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and pavilions or picnic shelters and maintains three community centers with year-round programming for youth, adults and seniors, as well as four public swimming pools
The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is located at 102 Public Square, Clarksville.
To learn more call 931.645.7476.