Special Events/ Parades
For events in historic downtown please visit www.mainstreetnewnan.com
9 am July 4th Parade by Main Street Newnan on the 4th
Songs of Christmas Float Winners
School Category Winners
1st Place – Western Elementary School
2nd Place – Ave Maria Academy
Small Business Category
1st Place – Jake Stanley State Farm
2nd Place – Orangetheory Fitness
Large Business Category
1st Place – Lowe’s Home Improvements
2nd Place – Piedmont Newnan Hospital
1st Place – Luke’s Big Heart
2nd Place – Troop 13305 Girls Scout
1st Place – Summergrove Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
2nd Place – Providence Baptist Church
CITY OF NEWNAN CHRISTMAS PARADE ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10th
The City of Newnan’s annual Christmas parade will be held Saturday, December 10th, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The theme is “Songs of Christmas” so bring on your holiday songs! The parade will include floats, walking groups, decorated cars and trucks, and marching bands.
The parade will travel north on LaGrange Street, turn right onto North Court Square, right onto East Court Square and then end at the Coweta County Justice Center on Greenville Street. If you are looking for the high school bands they will enter the parade at the intersection of LaGrange and Gilbert Street.
“We are looking forward to the parade this year. It’s always an anticipated activity for the city. Christmas is a very special time, and it is fun to help spread the Christmas cheer. To the delight of all the kids, Santa Claus is coming to town!” said Gina Snider, city of Newnan, public information officer.
Every year there is a float contest that goes along with the parade. This year each winner of the following categories will receive a cash prize of $150. The following categories are:
- Large Business
- Small Business
- Civic / Non Profit
- * People’s Choice will be voted on Facebook by the public and on the city’s website the next day and they will receive a plaque for this honor
The 2016 parade grand marshal is Mrs. Mary Frances Smith, of the Newnan Police. She is the City’s Parking Enforcement Officer. She has been with city since 1971. She enjoys working for the city. Mrs. Smith said, “it is family friendly and the city really works with you because family comes first.”
The entry fee is $35.