This year’s city-wide Christmas Parade, “A Night of Christmas Lights”, is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 3 at 6:00 p.m. The parade will travel down Cardinal Drive to Melissa Ridge Intermediate, as in years past, and will return up Palo Pinto to City Hall.
Pre-parade activities will take place at Melissa High School from 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. that Saturday, featuring crafts for the kids, photos with Santa and Mrs. Santa, music by the school choirs, craft and merchandise vendors, and much more.
This year’s Parade Marshall is Tim Anderson, Manager of Pat Lobb Toyota. This annual event is sponsored by the Melissa Area Chamber of Commerce.
Those interested in registering a float, registering as a vendor, or becoming a sponsor can download the Parade & Vendor Registration form. Deadline for entry is Monday, Nov. 28.
Float line-up begins 5:30 p.m. with check-in at the corner of Cardinal Drive and Surrey (just Northwest of City Hall). The line-up will be on Surrey and Barker, up Palo Pinto.
Note: Due to City regulations, no candy will be thrown from floats.
Questions can be directed to Bill Jones at 903-227-4538 or firstname.lastname@example.org.