The holiday season is coming up, and the opportunities to get festive this year are endless. The Middle Georgia area has many opportunities to liven your holiday spirits by attending one of their many parade events next month.
Main Street Macon Christmas Parade
This year’s Main Street Macon Christmas Parade will be from 4-6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2 in downtown Macon. According to Main Street Macon, it is a great day of family-friendly festive fun for the entire community. The theme for this year’s parade is “merry and bright”. Join the Macon-Bibb Community as marching bands, festive floats, bicycle brigades, motorcycle clubs and of course, Santa, will march down Cherry Street and Mulberry Street in downtown Macon as thousands gather to kick off the holiday season.
Milledgeville Christmas Parade
The 2018 Milledgeville Exchange Club Christmas Parade will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15 in downtown Milledgeville. This annual event is only about an hour away from campus, and the theme this year is “A Hometown Christmas.” Admission for this event is free.
Lake Tobesofkee 2018 Christmas Boat Parade
The annual Christmas Boat Parade is being held at Fish N Pig on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 4-7 p.m. The event is only about 15 minutes away from campus and entry is free. At the event, there will be a social hour, last minute boat decorating and boat judging. The parade will start at 6 p.m. at Fish N Pig and will travel up the lake to Arrowhead Park before returning back to Fish N Pig where prizes will be awarded to the top-rated boats. There will also be treats and hot chocolate for the attendees.
Robins Regional Christmas Parade
The Robins Regional Chamber is holding their Christmas Parade from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1 in Warner Robins. According to the event page, the Robins Regional Chamber’s Christmas Parade is one of Georgia’s largest holiday events and provides a great opportunity for area organizations and businesses to gain valuable exposure and show off their community spirit. Each year thousands of community members attend this holiday event on the first Saturday each December where businesses, civic groups, educational organizations and recreational entities unite in an effort to make the season jolly. The event will also be broadcast live on local radio and television stations.