Parade Application

Annual Downtown Christmas Parade

The 2018 Parade of Lights was held Tuesday, December 11 .   

The City of Greenville Main Street Office organizes the event each year. For more information, contact the Main Street Office at (903) 457-3138 or by Email.

Information (2018)


Parade of Lights


All participants must complete an application or apply online (see above). Please read application carefully. Only floats, marching units and vehicles are eligible to participate. Float entrants must be clearly identified with either a banner in front of the entry (walkers) or attached to the front of the float. 

Entry Fee


Lights & Decorations

All entrants must have holiday decorations and lighting


For safety, no candy or other items may be thrown into the crowd; however, you may walk beside your float and hand out candy


Jordan Street between Johnson and Houston Streets.  Vehicles facing east.  Arrive between 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM.


Judging will take place at 5  PM in the staging area


  • 1st & 2nd place overall
  • Spirit of Christmas Awards