The parade will begin at Dekalb-Cherokee Gas (back toward Kmart in Centre) and end at Centre Elementary School.
The parade line up begins at 9 a.m. at Dekalb-Cherokee Gas.
Parade rules are as follows:
-Only One Santa (designated by Parade Committee)
-Absolutely no candy or other objects allowed to be thrown except by Santa (safety of the children are a concern because of running into the street)
-No more than two individuals are allowed to ride on hood or seat back of one car.
-If children are riding on a float, there must be adults walking beside float or riding on float for protection and safety of the children.
-Signs should be white background with bold black lettering for easy reading. Glitter on top of lettering is permitted. Music is allowed.
-Floats should be designed to be viewed from both sides.
-All floats should have escort vehicles to and from the parade line up for safety.
-Floats will be judged prior to parade. All floats must be in lineup position by 9 a.m. for judging. Those not in lineup when judges come around, will not be judged.
-No fee to be in parade. Monetary awards will be given to float winners. Categories are Business/Municipality, Civic/Non-Profit, and Schools.
The deadline to enter the parade is Nov. 27. For more information, call 256-927-2768 or call 256-927-8455 for questions.