The Happy Holly Days Christmas Parade is held the second Saturday of every December. The 2017 parade will be held, rain or shine, Dec. 9.
Floats, bands, dancers, decorated vehicles, horses, marching groups and all sorts of entertaining entries will travel Main Street through downtown, starting at Holly Springs Road and ending at Ballentine Street.
(Churches / Public School Groups / Civic Groups / Non-Profits)
There is no charge for parade entries that are non-commercial in nature, like churches, schools, non-profit groups, civic organizations and individuals. Submit your completed online form by the Nov. 27 deadline: Non-Commercial Entry Form (online submission form)
The Happy Holly Days Christmas Parade is a delightful way to expose your business to thousands of parade attendees and the television viewing audience of HSTV-11. Entry fees range from $100 to $550. The Kiwanis Club of Holly Springs manages all of the business entries. Register your business entry here:
Paper applications for both types of entries also are available at Town Hall. You can request a form be mailed or emailed to you by calling Barb Koblich at (919) 552-6221. Mail or bring in your completed entry form and payment (if applicable) to the Town Hall delivery addresses at the right before the deadline.
The stars of the Happy Holly Days Christmas Parade are our talented marching units who display precision marching and festive music on the move. Marching units can enter by filling out and submitting this form: Marching Units.