The 13th Annual Christmas Parade expected to light up Downtown Paris on Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. will be themed Toyland. Traditionally, floats are expected to have a minimum of 1,000 lights.
The parade’s route will wrap through downtown, as parades’ past; line-up will start at Lamar County Courthouse, exit the courthouse’s parking lot and head South on N.W. 1st Street, then turn West onto Bonham Street, then back South onto S.W. 3rd Street and East onto Grand Ave. and Clarksville Street.
The parade will continue on Clarksville Street, and turn North on S.E. 12th Street, then back West toward the courthouse on Lamar Ave. The final turn for the parade will be on North Main Street, turning back into Lamar County Courthouse’s parking lot.
For more information and to register for the parade, click here. Entry fee to register for the parade is $40.
Line up and staging will begin at 4 p.m. in the Lamar County Courthouse parking lot. Each vehicle is required to have a 1,000 light minimum. This includes 1,000 lights on the float and 1,000 lights on the vehicle pulling the float! People walking, horses and any other un-motorized entry must be lit up as well!