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It’s a Whoville Christmas: 2016 Johnson City Christmas Parade is finalized


JOHNSON CITY, TENN.- Johnson City has finalized and released the details for this season’s annual Christmas Parade.
This year’s parade will take place on December 3, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Themed “It’s a Whoville Christmas,” floats in the parade should depict different, fun and outrageous decorating ideas around the popular, Dr. Seuss Christmas story. Floats will be judged on creativity and relevance to the theme. Prizes will be awarded to first, second, and third place floats, as well as a Biggest Grinch award for the least creative float and an award for the best depiction of the line from the Grinch movie, “maybe Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more.”
Parties wishing to participate in the parade should fill out the waiver and application found on www.downtownjc.org by November 21, 2016. The entry fee is $95 for profit organizations and $45 for non-profit organizations. Applications can also be picked up or dropped off at the Johnson City Chamber located at 603 East Market Street. Line up for the parade will begin at ETSU parking lot number nine at 9:30 a.m. on December 3 and line-up placement will be emailed to participants the Wednesday prior.
No horses, Santas, or vehicles entered for advertising purposes will be permitted. Candy and other items must be handed out, not thrown.

To access the application, click here .