Christmas on Parade Throughout the County
'World Famous' Parade
The "world famous" Carthage Christmas parade will be held at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7.
Hundreds of spectators will line the streets of downtown Carthage to watch as the parade passes by.
Sponsored by the Town of Carthage, the parade begins immediately after the Moore County Christmas tree -lighting at the old historic courthouse.
The tree lighting begins at 6 p.m.
The parade features commercial and homemade floats as well as church groups, civic organizations and others. Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops -participate in the parade, as do the marching bands from Union Pines High School and New Century Middle School.
A number of local dignitaries, including the town commissioners, Miss Moore County and others, also are part of the annual parade.
Horses and lots of firetrucks are -featured. And, much to the delight of youngsters in the crowd, the main man himself, Santa Claus, makes an appearance, riding on a float at the end of the parade.
According to event organizers, the parade starts at the Carriage Oaks Shopping Center, moves up Monroe Street, halfway around the circle at the courthouse and ends at the corner of McReynolds and Ray streets.
For more information about the parade or those interested in participating, contact the town offices at (910) 947-2331 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Robbins Christmas Parade takes place on Thursday, Dec. 2. Line-up begins at 5 p.m. and the parade starts at 6 p.m.
To register for the parade, pick up an application at Robbins City Hall.
The Robbins Christmas Parade is organized by the Robbins Rescue Squad.
Aberdeen's annual Christmas Parade will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11 in the town's historic downtown.
The parade is part of Christmas in Aberdeen: A Hometown Holiday Tradition and will include floats, bands, clowns, antique cars, beauty queens, Scouts and Santa Claus.
The Parks and Recreation Department sponsors the parade.
For more information about participating in the parade or attendance, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (910) 944-PARK.
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