August 25th, 2021 – 10:45 AM
Staff Reports –
The Holiday Season is drawing near again and the Rome Christmas Parade Committee has announced that they have selected the 2021 parade theme: “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas”
The Rome Christmas Parade, which is one of the oldest and largest parades in Northwest Georgia, is scheduled to take place this year on Tuesday, November 30th, 2021 (with a backup rain date of Dec. 2nd).
This year the parade route will begin on Broad Street at 1st Avenue and will end at 6th Avenue in front of City Hall.
The parade timeline will be as follows:
Late August – The parade theme is selected and the applications are posted on this site for download.
November 10th – deadline for applying before $50 late fee is added.
November 15th– Line-up is posted on the website and updated as needed.(It will be posted on Facebook and this site as soon as possible).
Tues. Before Thanksgiving – Grand Marshal announced. Block captains assigned to assist entrants lining up. They will contact entrants before the parade.
Tuesday After Thanksgiving – PARADE NIGHT! Entries should be in position by 5:30 for Judging.
For more information regarding how to enter into the parade and also the rules and regulations, please visit the Rome Christmas Parade website listed here: https://www.romechristmasparade.com/?fbclid=IwAR0y71xFIqc-dx8bhFmIRBWDFAclyUGnd7nJ2EsEfgU1W4mAcBMlZYyAIvs
The Rome Christmas Parade proceeds are applied to parade costs as well as the “Light up Rome” campaign to contribute to downtown Rome’s Christmas decorations.