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For Immediate Release:
CITY OF NEWNAN CHRISTMAS PARADE ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9th
The City of Newnan’s annual Christmas parade will be held Saturday, December 9th, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The theme is “Christmas Around the World!" 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, the 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 entry fee is $35.