Parade applications available

Published 4:18 pm Saturday, November 7, 2015

It may not even be Thanksgiving yet, but it’s time to start looking down the road towards Christmas and all it brings, including parades.

The Suffolk Holiday Parade is scheduled for Dec. 12 in historic downtown Suffolk. This year’s theme is “A Storybook Holiday.”

Local groups and businesses are encouraged to submit applications to enter into various units: bands, marching/walking groups, lighted floats, specialty groups, motorized and animal.

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Applications are available through Nov. 13. There is a $50 parade registration fee. The application can be found on the web at or is available at the Parks and Recreation administrative offices, 134 S. Sixth St.

Volunteers are also needed in order to make this event a success. For more information about joining the city in this holiday tradition, contact Emily Upton, special events coordinator, at 514-7267 or