2018 Spartanburg Christmas Parade

General Entry Information and Prices

 

Registration Opens: Monday, October 1, 2018

Early Pay Discount = If Paid in full by November 1, 2018… subtract $50.00 each entry.

Deadline to Reserve and Pay for Professional Float: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Entry Deadline: Friday, November 30, 2018

Late Fee = If Paid after November 30, 2018 … add $50.00 each entry.

 

Float Rentals (Category A)

 

Commercial — Self Lighted / $750.00 each

Commercial — Lighted / $950.00 each

Not-For-Profit — Self Lighted / $700.00 each

Not-For-Profit — Lighted / $900.00 each

  • Renting floats through the Jaycees is simple; your designated riders need only show up and ride in the parade.
  • Up to 15 adult riders can fit on a float… however additional people can walk alongside the float!
  • Entrants renting a float may choose to have the Jaycees light your float (Lighted) or you may provide your own lights (Self-Lighted).
  • ALL Category A entries must be decorated and lit in a Christmas theme.
    • Commercial entries include businesses and other for-profit organizations.
    • Not-For-Profit entries include, civic organizations, churches, government entities, 501(C)(3), and similar organizations.
  • Generators are included in the cost of Lighted floats. Only authorized Jaycee personnel may operate generators provided by the Jaycees.
    • Add $75.00 to rent a generator for the Self-Lighted option, or you can provide your own generator.
  • Music is included for Parade Sponsors only (Festival and Tinsel Levels).
    • Add $75.00 to rent a professional Music System for your float. You bring your favorite holiday CD, and we will take care of the rest!
    • Want to be a Parade Sponsor? Ask us how!

 

All Other Entries (Category B)

Commercial — $200.00 each vehicle/group

Not-For-Profit — $150.00 each vehicle/group

  • All other entries include self-built floats (flat beds, trailers, and similar entries), automobiles, and walking groups.
  • ALL Category B entries must be decorated and lit in a Christmas theme.
    • Commercial entries include businesses and other for-profit organizations
    • Not-For-Profit entries include civic organizations, churches, government entities, 501(C)(3), and similar non-profit organizations.