There is one week left to get your entry forms turned in to be a part of the Temple Christmas Parade!

This year will mark the 71st Annual Temple Christmas Parade in downtown Temple. If you'd like to enter your organization into the parade the deadline is November 17th! The parade takes place on Monday, December 4th. 

Applications to be a part of the fun can be found at http://www.ci.temple.tx.us/2467/Christmas-Parade-and-Tree-Lighting. For more details on entering the Christmas Parade, you can dial 254-298-5440. 

If you plan on watching the parade this year it's recommended to arrive along the parade route by 6 PM. Parking is available on the side streets within walking distance of Adams Avenue. You can also park in the parking lot at City Hall.

Mayor Danny Dunn will light the decorations and the city's Christmas Tree at 6:15 PM and the parade will follow the evening of December 4th at 6:30 PM. A complete schedule of the day's events can be found on the City of Temple Website.