Williamston Parade Saturday at 3 p.m.


The Williamston Christmas Parade will be held this Saturday, December 10 at 3 p.m. The theme will be “Keep Christ in Christmas”. The parade will begin at the traffic light at Hamilton St. and Greenville Dr. and will end at Calvary Baptist Church. There is no fee to enter the annual parade, but all entrants are encouraged to bring plenty of candy. To ensure safety along the parade route, candy may be tossed from entries however a walking crew will be required on each side of the parade entry vehicle to keep children from running toward entries.

No entries are allowed to have a Santa Claus except the official Santa Claus at the end. Horses will also be at the end of the parade. Judges will be in front of Town Hall and trophies will be given out at Town Hall immediately following the parade. Performances will be limited to one minute.

Sherrie Cole is organizing the parade this year.

Registration will be held in advance by submitting an entry form to the Town of Williamston at PO Box 70, by FAX to 864-847-5910 or email to sherricole@charter.net.

Registration will also be held day of parade at the line up which will be held at Fort Hill Gas offices at 701 N. Hamilton St. at 2:15 p.m. and ending at 2:50 p.m. Line up will be a double line on Hamilton St. All entries must be registered and preregistration is recommended.

Registration forms are available at the Williamston Municipal Center or participants can call Town Hall at 847-7473 or Cole at 864-847-5501 or 864-353-2893 for information or registration.