The Annual Lighted Christmas Parade rolls through Downtown Gainesville on the first Thursday of December.
Local businesses, schools, churches, and civic organizations enter to spread Christmas
cheer and win great prizes including the coveted “Mayor’s Cup”,
awarded to the best overall entry!
2023 Theme: ELF!
$20 Entry Fee
*$100 Entry Fee for Auto Groups of 6 or more 2-axle vehicles – Floats not applicable
2022 CHRISTMAS PARADE WINNERS:
Best Overall Entry “Mayor’s Cup” – Tierra Real Estate
Holly Jolly Youth Aware – Lil’ Leopards Learning Ladder
Santa’s Sleigh Aware – Glenn Polk Auto Group
Holiday Spirit Aware – Matthew McGhee
Jingle Bells Award – Victory Life Tabernacle
Reindeer Friends Award – 4H Courageous Canines
Christmas Star Award – Nortex Communications