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Graham Area Business Association
PO Box 255
7 SE Court Sq Ste 100
Graham, NC  27253

336-229-4225 Phone

336-227-9947 Fax


62nd Annual Graham Christmas Parade Registration 

Saturday December 2, 2023 at 10am (Lineup at 9am)

Parade Permits will be emailed November 30

Type of Entry

Select an item ($)
Type of Entry (Length of Entry Needed)
Christmas Music Only Allowed - Will you have music?

If a business name is anywhere on the parade entry, the business must pay the business entry fee.

Professional Floats

If you are purchasing a professional float, please visit & click on "Christmas Floats" and submit your 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice below.  Floats will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis.  The 8 float styles available for 2023 are: 1, 2, 20, 27, 29, 39, 42, and 9. You must have riders for floats (max 15).  If you need riders, please call John Harrington @ 227-2711.  We are happy to find civic groups that would love to ride.

Registration Information

Additional Information

All Entries Must Acknowledge Rules and Sign Waiver Below


  • Business Names CANNOT Appear On Entry Anywhere Or Business MUST Register & Pay.  All commercial businesses, logos, address and phone numbers must be covered completely while on parade route if entry is not a business entry.  This includes any trailer or vehicle transporting any participants in the parade. 

  • All floats MUST BE DECORATED in order to participate.

  • Let us know if music is incorporated in your entry (see above). Must play Christmas music only.

  • Horse entries can register the day of the parade.

  • All school bands should complete entry form.  

  • By order of Graham Police Department, no one is to throw candy because children may run into the street and in front of cars.  Also, please no handbills/paper distribution is allowed.

  • FEES:  Members of the GABA Christmas Parade Committee donate countless hours organizing the Christmas Parade.  All fees received are used to pay for direct costs such as lights, Santa Float, band fees, & parade costs. Donations are accepted.  We appreciate your participation!


In consideration of permission to participate in the 2023 Christmas Parade, I do hereby release from liability and hold harmless the Graham Area Business Association, the City of Graham and their respective agents. I recognize that there may be inherent risks associated with participation in this event and choose to participate of my own free will. Whoever signs this waiver is signing for the entire group.  That person must obtain permission slips for any participating minors (please do not send these in).  PLEASE NOTE: Due to restrictions by the Float vendor, no children under the age of six are allowed to ride on any professional float parade entry without parental supervision.

Thanks for registering to our event. See you there!

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