Pre-register now for Williamston Christmas parade – Sat. Dec. 2


The Williamston Christmas Parade will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2.
Organizer Sherri Cole encourages participants to register early. Applications are currently available at Town Hall or can be obtained by emailing or call or text Cole at 864.353.2893. The parade route will begin at East Main Street and Hamilton Street and end at the traffic light at West Main and Academy Street.
The parade will not be held as it was last year as part of the Winter Wonderland and Christmas Lighting which will be held the Sunday after Thanksgiving.
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Pre-registration is highly recommended and will make check-in go faster, Cole said. Entry numbers may be picked up starting at 12 noon for those who pre-register. Check-in will be held at the old Fort Hill Natural Gas Building located at 701 North Hamilton Street.
Late registration will begin at 12:15 pm and end at 12:45 pm.
Every entry must register and have an entry number. Entry Numbers will be given out at check-in and must be displayed on the passenger side of the entry to be allowed into the parade route.
The Parade route will end at the intersection of Academy Street and Anderson Drive (West Main).
Line up is first come regardless of entry number. A representative of the Williamston Fire Department will check entry numbers and instruct when to enter the parade route. Organizers ask that parade entries please keep two car lengths between you and the entry in front of you.
No entry may have a SANTA! Santa hats/shirts are allowed. Horses must be at the end behind Santa.
Candy cannot be thrown from entries. It may be carefully tossed or handed out by walkers.
Inappropriate entries or behavior will not be allowed.
Judges will be in front of Town Hall. Performances should be less than one minute. Awards will be given out immediately after the parade in front of Town Hall.
Any decision to cancel or postpone the parade due to inclement weather will be made the day of the parade around noon and will be posted on the Town Facebook page or the Christmas Parade Facebook page. Emails will not be checked the day of the parade.
To enter, email Sherri Cole @ ; text/call 864-252-2893;
Town Hall will also have applications which can be completed and returned to or text it to 864-353-2893.