Special to the Parade
The early entry deadline is set for 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18. The late entry deadline is scheduled for the same time Friday, Nov. 25
No entries will be accepted after the late entry deadline.
This year’s theme is “McAllen’s Centennial Christmas.” All entries must fit with this year’s theme or be holiday/Christmas-related. All entries must be lighted including all automobiles and marching groups. No Santa Claus may be part of any entry other than the official Santa Claus Parade float.
Judging will be based on creativity, beauty, and how well the theme is exhibited. Trophies will be awarded in the following categories: Overall Parade Excellence, Procession (Marching/Walking Unit), and Civic Group.
For more information, call (956) 681-3333.