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Posted on: August 4, 2015

[ARCHIVED] 8/4/2015 - Poinsetta Christmas Parade Scheduled for December 5

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The City of Greenville Poinsettia Christmas Parade will once again help usher in the holiday season with an illuminating parade that will line the streets of downtown Greenville. The parade, a long standing City tradition, features over 75 musical marching units, elaborately decorated floats and, of course, Santa Claus. This year’s parade will take place on Main Street from Augusta Street to North Street on December 5 at 6 p.m.

Business, school or community groups interested in participating in this year’s parade can apply in one of the following categories with corresponding entry fees: floats ($100), non-profit or charitable organization floats ($50), marching/walking unit ($200) and non-profit or charitable organization walking unit ($75). Parade applications are available at and are due by Friday, November 6.

For additional information about the parade, please visit the City’s website or contact Special Events Coordinator Josh McGee at 467-4484 or

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