Christmas Parade, 2013

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The annual Christmas Parade, Christmas Around the Square, is sponsored by the City of Athens and will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 7th.

Parade entries will include local businesses, church groups, civic/non profit groups, school groups, single/individual entries, and marching bands.

The parade will depart the TVCC parking lot onto W. Ben Belt Dr., turn north on S. Palestine Street toward the downtown square, turn west onto W. Tyler Street and south onto S. Prairieville Street, and will end at the TVCC parking lot.

Parade entry forms are available at City Hall and online at

Schedule of Events:

6:30 p.m. Christmas Parade

30 minutes after the parade, winners will be announced at the judges' staging area in downtown Athens (sponsored by Republic Services and Kevin Lilly's McDonald's)

8 p.m. After Parade Party (FREE), sponsored by local churches and will feature 17 inflatables including slides and bounce houses, booths and music

To download the Christmas Parade flyer, please click here.

Please note: The Christmas Parade will go on, rain or shine!

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Christmas Parade, 2013

Logo: City of Athens


Sat Dec 7, 2013 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM


S. Palestine St., W. Tyler St., S. Prairieville St.

Athens, TX, 75751


Telephone: 903-675-5131


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