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2010 Memphis Holiday Parade - register now!

We hope that you will participate in the 2010 Memphis Holiday Parade taking place on Saturday, December 4 at 5 pm in Downtown Memphis. 

The parade will march down Main Street from Central Station to the Orpheum Theatre and will be taped for television and shown on the Library Channel soon after the parade date.  Non-profit and community organizations are invited to participate at no cost. There is a $150 entry fee for commercial entries.

It’ll be hard to top last year’s excitement, but we expect to present another holiday blockbuster, and we want you to pull out all the stops!  This year, there will be a $1,000 cash prize for the best non-band parade entry, so dust off those reindeer costumes, dig out the blinky lights and jingle bells, and show us what you’ve got!

If your organization would like to be considered for participation in the parade, the official application form can be located online at  If you do not have access to the internet, an application can be mailed or faxed to you.Deadline to register is November 11, 2010.

All questions should be directed to the parade producer, Fran Carpenter, at 901.937.5181. We are looking forward to celebrating the holidays with you!

 The 2010 Memphis Holiday Parade is brought to you by, the City of Memphis, MATA, and Main Events Productions.

Posted by Kristen Posey-Russell at 5:50 AM


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