Summerville Christmas Parade

2022 Theme:

175th Birthday Celebration”

Sunday, December 11 at 2PM

Rain Date December 18th

Application Deadline November 4, 2022

Mandatory Meeting for all approved entries.

December 7, 2022 6:30pm

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2022 Summerville Christmas Parade Application 

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Summerville Christmas Parade is designed to promote positivity throughout the Town of Summerville while capturing the “spirit of the Christmas holiday.” The parade is a family friendly, non-political event that aims to bring the community together to celebrate the season while representing the local traditions and Summerville hospitality.

2022 Theme – “175 Birthday Celebration” to help recognize the Town of Summerville 175th birthday. 

    2022 Summerville Christmas Parade Application 

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    The community is invited to submit an entry application for consideration.  Parade entries are reviewed by the committee and must meet the annual theme and support all rules & regulations for decorated car/truck, float or a walking group.  All applications must adhere to the same standards in displays, handouts and artistic interpretation of theme. 

    Application Deadline

    November 4, 2022  

    All parade applications will be reviewed and selected based on the following criteria

    • DREAM Community Partners Status 

    • Immediate past parade participation with adherence for rules and regulations 

    • Originality and demonstration of incorporation of theme  

    • Application responsiveness 

    • Space restrictions (limited capacity for effectiveness)  

    • Service or nonprofit orientated organization  

    Summerville DREAM along with volunteers, staff and affiliates are committed to creating an inclusive community event.  All parade applications are reviewed with equal opportunity.  Applicants will receive consideration for participation without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.   

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    PARADE Highlights

    • The Town of Summerville Christmas Parade is produced by Summerville DREAM, Summerville Fire and Police Departments
    • Great opportunity to do holiday shopping!  Downtown Summerville has outstanding shops, boutiques and restaurants. 
    • The parade starts at 2pm and runs an hour and a half to two hours​
    • We encourage attendees to arrive early as this is a very heavily attended event
    • Traffic flow around Summerville during and after the parade may be challenging. Please be understanding with police as they provide you with the best possible route.  

    Fees

    Standard Size (up to 25 walkers/2 cars or standard pickup) – average 30′
    Business / Commercial $200
    DREAM Community Partner Business $150 
    School/Civic Group/ Religious Institution & Nonprofit $100 

    Large (max 50 walkers / 6 cars or 4 standard pickups / or 1 commercial Float) – average 60′
    Business / Commercial $300
    DREAM Community Partner Business $250
    School/Civic Group/ Religious Institution & Nonprofit $150

    XL Oversized Business Participants i.e. cement truck, etc. $400

    2022 Summerville Christmas Parade Application 

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    Phone

    (843) 821-7260

    Location

    100 S. Main St suite "H" 
    Summerville, SC 29483

    Email

    info@summervilledream.org