Download or click to view the parade line up list
This is the updated list as of Sunday, November 19, 2023. There have been changes so please review it!
Late August - The parade theme is selected and the applications are posted on this site for download.
November 15th - deadline for applying before $50 late fee is added.
November 15th- Line-up is posted on the website and updated as needed.(It will be posted on Facebook and this site as soon as possible).
Tues. Before Thanksgiving - Grand Marshal announced. Block captains assigned to assist entrants lining up. They will contact entrants before the parade.
Tuesday After Thanksgiving - PARADE NIGHT! Entries should be in position by 5:30 for Judging.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is the Parade Route?
The parade begins on Broad Street at 1st Avenue and ends at 6th Avenue in front of City Hall where Santa lights the Christmas tree.
How much does it cost?
- There is a $100 entry fee up to November 15th and a late fee of $50 will be added on entries accepted after the November 15th deadline.
Can I sell goods or food on the sidewalk during the parade?
-All vendors must contact the City of Rome Business License Department for a temporary vendor license. (706) 236-4459.
Do you have a lost and found for items lost during the parade?
- No, the parade committee only organizes and manages the parade itself. You may report lost items to the Rome Police Department.
Thank you Rome for another amazing parade!
The 2024 Winners were:
Best in Parade: Coosa Valley Credit Union
1st Ryan Cox Orthodontics
2nd Keller Williams Realty NW
3rd Prestige Medical Group
4th Hillman Group
5th Renaissance Marguis
1st Lovejoy Baptist Church
2nd Coosa Eagle Peewee Mites Cheerleaders
and Football Team
3rd Lewis Chemical Company
4th Thankful Baptist Church
5th Tigers Mites Champions
The 2023 Grand Marshal
The 2023 Christmas Parade Theme is:
CHRISTmas: It's a Wonderful Life
Download the 2023 Parade Rules here: