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December 2, 2018, 2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Ever wanted to be in front of the parade? Here is your chance! Be a part of the Fifth Annual Ugly Sweater/Jingle Bell Fun Run! The fun run will start at the intersection of Main and Broad Streets prior to the 3 p.m. start of the Christmas Parade!
The run will follow the parade route with a few twists and turns. You will be finished in plenty of time to watch the parade. Runners and joggers preferred. Bring your pets to run with you!
Show your holiday spirit by wearing your jingle bells and your favorite ugly holiday sweater. There is no cost!
December 2, 2018, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
This year’s parade will be held Sunday, December 2 at 3 p.m. Judging will take place prior to the parade and winning entries will be recognized along the parade route. This year's theme is "A Christmas Story Book.” The parade route will begin at Rison and Broad Streets and continue downtown ending at Main and Craghead Streets. Applications for parade entries are available online at PlayDanvilleVa.com starting August 31 at 10 a.m. or at the Danville Welcome Center.
Application deadline is November 16. Participants can pick up their Parade Packet November 23 - December 1 at the Danville Welcome Center. Join us for a fabulous display of floats, cars, marching bands, marching units and more. Greet Santa and Mrs. Claus and welcome the holiday season.