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Parade Participant Application

Deadline: Nov 14, 2023 12:00 am (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Date: Dec 02, 2023 12:00 pm - Dec 02, 2023 6:00 pm (EST)

About the event

Join us on Saturday, December 2nd, 12PM - 6PM, in Downtown Lawrenceville for the return of our Hometown Holiday Parade. The Holiday Spirit comes alive in Lawrenceville like never before! Enjoy a holiday makers market at the Lawrenceville Lawn, holiday music, and do some holiday shopping on the square, and dine alfresco at our one-of-a-kind eateries! Don't forget to stop by and see Santa at the Bicentennial Plaza after the Parade at 3:00 PM.
City of Lawrenceville
City of Lawrenceville
City of Lawrenceville
City of Lawrenceville

About the application

Join us on December 2nd from 12pm-6pm for Lawrenceville's Merry Little Christmas Experience in Downtown Lawrenceville and immerese yourself in world full of christmas spirit!


This application is for organizations and schools who would like to participate in Lawrenceville's 2023 Merry Little Christmas Parade. The deadline to submit your applications is October 31st, 2023. Once applications are recieved we will review them on a rolling approval timeline. Parade slots will only be available until slots are full.


We currently plan on approving the followiing type of parade units:


Walking units: 15

Wheel units: 3

Band units: 4

Animal units : 3

Specialty units: 5


Additionally, please be aware that the parade will step off at 3:00 PM and is a daytime parade. 

  • Load-in will take place the morning of the event, specific loadin instructions will be sent after your application approval and before the event. 


If you would like to participate in the parade, please fill out the application and await approval from our Event Coordinators.


Application Fee $25

Questions on the application

User information

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email
  • Gender
  • Birthday
  • Address

Additional information

  • Organization Name
  • Point of Contact Name
  • Phone Number
  • Email Address
  • Type of Group
  • How many members does your group have?
  • Parade Unit Description
  • How will your group arrive and in how may vehicles of what type
  • Year your group formed?
  • Brief history of your organization
  • Description of uniform/attire/ or costumes your group will be wearing
  • If you group has music, please select one of the following
  • For band groups, please select one of the following
  • For specialty groups, please select one of the following
  • For specialty groups, describe in detail your preformance and what equipment will be used
  • If there's animals included in your preformance- please state what type of animal, the # of animals, and # of handlers
  • Please describe how animal waste will be managed.
  • Groups with animals- will you bring trailers, and if so what is your needed parking
Parade Participant Application
Parade Participant Application
Hometown Holiday Parade
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