For more than 75 years, the parade has signaled the start of the Christmas season in Greenville. Each year the parade attracts thousands of visitors downtown to view the holiday floats and activities.
The 2019 parade will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. The route stretches along Main Street from Augusta to North streets.
View Parade Route (PDF)
Santa Viewing Map (PDF)
Guidelines and application for the 2019 parade can be found here.
Joel Poinsett Award: Thrive Upstate
Best Float: Greenville Gaels Youth GAA/Irish Dancers of Greenville
Best Walking Unit: Hidden Pasture Farm
Best Dance Unit: Heather's Dance Academy
Best Marching Band: City of Greenville Pipes and Drums
People's Choice Award: A.J. Whittenberg Elementary School of Engineering
All city-sponsored events are smoke free. Also, no pets, skateboards or bicycles are allowed at this event.
If you would like to be a sponsor for the event, please fill out the Sponsorship Inquiry form and contact Victoria Iriel, Sponsorship Coordinator. If you have other questions, please contact Event Management.
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