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Center Christmas Parade set for Dec. 6

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Santa’s Christmas Parade Committee announces the 2014 parade theme, Christmas at the North Pole, which will be held on Sat., Dec. 6, beginning at 6:00 p.m.


Categories for the 2014 Christmas at the North Pole 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. The Christmas Parade Committee cordially invites schools, churches and non-profit organizations to register for free vendor booth space during the parade. 


The number of vendor booth spaces is limited and applications are currently being accepted and must be returned to the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce office by the deadline on Monday, November 24.  Vendor booth acceptance letters will be mailed to the organization upon application approval.


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 Monday, November 24.


Both Vendor Booth Space and Parade Float applications with entry rules are now available at the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce 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 himself!