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       Saturday, December 1, 2018 — 6:00 p.m.

   Historic Downtown Center Square
    Presented by Shelby Savings Bank

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, Santa’s Christmas Parade Committee announces the 2018 parade will be held on Saturday, December 1, 2018 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The theme for the parade this year is A Mardi Gras Christmas and is presented by Shelby Savings Bank.

Categories for the 2018 themed parade will include Individuals, Schools, Businesses, Churches and Civic Organizations. Judges will award cash prizes to the top three places in each category, First $100, Second $50 and Third $25 and the Overall Best in Show Float will receive $250 cash prize.

Parade float entry registration is free and completed applications must be returned to the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office by the entry deadline on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.

Parade Float applications with entry rules are now available at the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office located at 100 Courthouse Square, A-101 on the historic downtown Center square or online at

In keeping with the established holiday tradition, this year’s parade guarantees a time of grand celebration with fun and excitement for everyone. The parade will feature a special Grand Marshal, holiday floats, marching bands, and of course, Santa Claus.

Contributing sponsors include Float Competion Sponsor, City of Center and Silver Sponsors are Specter, Inc., Tyson Foods and Farmers State Bank.

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote and advance economic enrichment and development, tourism, and the social and civic interest of Shelby County and adjoining areas. For additional information, please call 936.598.3682, email