The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is continuing to plan for the Christmas Parade and we want everyone to stay safe by following the CDC guidelines. We encourage you to wear a mask and social distance at the parade or even enjoy the excitement from your vehicle. If you are not well or feel that it’s not safe for you to attend, we encourage you to stay home, stay well and join us next year.
At 5pm on Saturday, December 5th, the streets of Lawrenceburg will be filled with Christmas magic as Loretto Telecom | A SkyBest Company ushers in the 66th annual Lawrence County Christmas Parade “Visions of Christmas”.
Registration for floats is FREE in one of four categories; church, commercial, non-profit organization, youth/school group. First place $50 and second place $25 will be awarded in each category. The Best of Show will be awarded $100. A decorated trailer will be considered a float and will be judged on the creative use of the parade theme, lighting, and neatness. We encourage entries to be clean with covered trailer tires. Signage is more noticeable if placed on both sides of the entry. For the safety of our children, we encourage you to walk with your entry to give out candy. Please do not have a live person on your float or in your vehicle dressed as Santa. Santa Claus will arrive at the end of the parade. Judging for floats will be held from 3:30-4:15 pm.
Commercial advertising registration is $30 per vehicle with a limit of three vehicles per business. Individual vehicles and car club entries are $10 per vehicle. Go online to lawcotn.com to register and pay for your entry. All entries must be decorated with seasonal decorations and any music from your entry must be seasonal. No semi-trucks/trailers will be allowed due to safety concerns for the spectators especially, the children.
All entries, except horse riders, must register with the Chamber of Commerce at 931-762-4911 or at www.lawcotn.com to pay by credit card, by 4:30pm on Monday, November 23rd. The line-up will be announced on www.facebook.com/lawcotn/, in the Advocate on December 2 and the Democrat Union on December 4.
Lawrenceburg Kiwanis Club members will be assisting with the lineup at the staging site at Rotary Park at 4pm. The parade will travel south on North Military Avenue, go around the Public Square, exit to Waterloo Street, then north on Mahr Avenue one block to Deller Street. Entries must exit the parade by turning left at Deller Street. If construction is not completed on the northeast corner of the public square, the parade will not go around the square but turn right at the corner of North Military and West Gaines Street and then right at Mahr Avenue.
Float winners will be announced on the Chamber Facebook page at www.facebook.com/lawcotn/ and with the local media. See Facebook for updates in case of a weather-related cancellation.