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Main Street Macon's Christmas Parade Sign-up

October 17, 2017

This year's Main Street Macon "Macon Merry" Christmas Parade will take place on Sunday, December 3 from 3pm to 5pm in Historic Downtown Macon, GA.

For more than 50 years, the annual Christmas Parade in downtown Macon has heralded the official beginning of Christmastime for thousands of middle Georgians. Close to 100 parade entries wind through the city’s historic business district during this free community celebration hosted by Main Street Macon, a Main Street America and National Trust for Historic Preservation program for urban revitalization. Complete with marching bands, elaborate floats, clowns, car clubs, prancing horses, local dignitaries and beauty queens, this festive spectacle is topped off by the arrival of the jolly old elf in red, Santa!

YOU can be a part of Middle Georgia's favorite holiday tradition by signing up to be in the annual Christmas parade! Usher in the holiday spirit by gathering your civic club, non-profit, dance troupe, exercise class, or worship group to participate as a parade unit. Download the parade unit application from

Completed applications and the $125 entry fee are due no later than November 17 at 5pm.

For more information about sign-ups you can visit Main Street Macon online, on Facebook or by calling Main Street Macon Manager, Emily Hopkins at 478-803-2436.




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