Christmas Parade

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The Annual Goodlettsville Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 4:00pm. The theme for this year's parade is Classic Christmas Movies

Parade Route

The parade begins at the Delmas Long Community Center (200 Memorial Drive) and continues up Memorial Drive, taking a right onto Main Street and ending at the Goodlettsville Plaza (Rivergate Parkway).

Spectator Parking Information

Parking is available at Goodlettsville City Hall, Goodlettsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Goodlettsville Middle School, Goodlettsville Church of Christ, and First Baptist Church Goodlettsville.

  1. Customer Service Center

    Fax: (615) 851-2212

Parade Timeline

1:30pm - Parade entries may begin lining up
3:00pm - All entries must be checked in and lined up
4:00pm - Parade begins on Memorial Drive

Parade Participant Information 

The annual Christmas Parade is a time for our community to come together and celebrate the holiday season. We encourage businesses, organizations, and groups alike to enter a float and participate with their community peers. For those that are interested in competing for the best Organization Representation/Performance, judges will award cash prizes to the top 3 places in this category.

All proceeds from registration are put back into the community in the form of a donation to the Goodlettsville Help Center. 

Interested in entering your business, organization, or group to participate in the parade? Click here to fill out an application

For those participating in the parade, please note that there is no parking on Memorial Drive or French Street.  Drop off is available at the Delmas Long Community Center or parents may walk children in after temporarily parking in the Liz’s Kitchen parking lot.  Vehicles may not remain parked in that lot for the duration of the parade.  The parade ends at the Goodlettsville Plaza and floats do not return to the starting point.  See staging map here.

Award Category

The category for the 2022 parade will be Organization Representation/Performance.  Judges will award cash prizes to the top 3 places in this category:

  • 1st Place- $150
  • 2nd Place- $75
  • 3rd Place- $50

Best in Show will receive $200 with a perpetual trophy (Best in Show will not be eligible to win a prize in the Organization Representation/Performance category)

A special thank you to our awards sponsor and event partner, Jubilee Hills Goodlettsville

Parade Committee

Interested in Volunteering? Let us know! We have a need for many volunteers on the day of the parade. Contact Event Coordinator Kaleb McKinnie at 615.851.2255.