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 Wonderful Parade!
The 2022 Grand Marshal of the Rome Christmas Parade is...
The results of the 2022 float them contest are:
Best in Parade - Pridemore Cox Orthodontics
1st Farmer Family & Friends
2nd Network Day Service Center
4th Hardy Realty
5th Cox, Byington & Twyman Attorneys
1st Armuchee Indians Peewee Football and Cheerleaders
2nd Armuchee Competition Cheerleading
3rd West End Elementary
4th Reach for the Stars Daycare
5th Tigers Peewee Football