Santa Claus is coming to town this Saturday, December 2.
December 1, 2017 - In keeping with the holiday tradition, the Grand Marshal will lead the parade at 6pm. Colleen Doggett, the 2017 Distinguished Service Award recipient is this year’s Grand Marshal. The Grand Marshal vehicle is sponsored by Chris Paddie, State Representative. Over 20 floats will make their way through the heart of downtown to delight the young and old alike.
COR Boutique, Hughes Florist and Gifts and Nettie’s Nook will be hosting their Open Houses during the day. In addition, Payne and Payne’s and The Balcony will be open during Parade hours. The Rio Theatre concession stand will be open before and during the parade. A a 3:30pm showing of “The Star“ will precede the parade. The Rio Theatre will have its usual 7:30 movie showing.
Thank you to this year’s Presenting Sponsor, Shelby Savings Bank. Also, thank you to the City of Center, our Float Competition Sponsor; Farmers State Bank, Specter, Inc. and Tyson Foods, all Silver Sponsors.
Parade winners will be announced via media on Monday, December 4.