Now’s the time to sign up entries for the November holiday parade in downtown Asheville. The deadline is Oct. 3.
“Applications for the 64th Annual Asheville Holiday Parade are available to download from the parade website at www.ashevilleparade.org. This year’s parade will be held Saturday, November 20, at 11 a.m. with the theme of ‘Mountain Magic.’
‘This is the third year that the Asheville Downtown Association has organized the parade, which is co-sponsored by the City of Asheville and Asheville Merchant’s Corporation, and we’re all working to make it better than ever with more creativity and more fun,’ says Sandie Rhodes, parade director. ‘We’re excited to see the many interpretations of Mountain Magic depicted by our parade entrants … Mountain music, beauty, food… who knows?’
Applications are now available at http://www.ashevilleparade.org. Application deadline is October 3. Applications will be evaluated and accepted as they arrive until all slots are full so don’t delay. There are a limited number of professional floats available as well. Accepted applications will be posted on the parade website weekly. No late applications will be accepted. Parade fees and rules are available with application.
For more information, contact Parade Director Sandie Rhodes at email@example.com, (828) 628-2403 (parade hotline), or the ADA office at (828) 251-9973.”
Check out some of the scenes from last year’s holiday parade.