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On behalf of the Nashville Christmas Parade Selection Committee, welcome to the application download site for Nashville Christmas Parade! The Nashville Parade is the region's most beloved spectacle featuring giant helium balloons, floats, specialty performance groups, celebrity performers, the one-and-only Santa Claus and - of course - the area's best marching bands! Here in Nashville, we are always on the lookout for the most entertaining marching bands, drum and bugle corps, military bands and community bands of all shapes and sizes to entertain the spectators 'live' on the streets of Nashville and over a million viewers on television.

Deadlines for submittal:
• Band Applications are due no later than September 15th, 2017
• Float Applications are due no later than September 15th, 2017
• City/Government/Military Applications are due no later than September 15th, 2017
• Special Unit Applications are due no later than September 30th, 2017


Please note: Everyone is not guaranteed a place in the parade. It is a selection process.

General Parade Regulations
Please download & read the General Parade Regulations

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Band Application
If you are a Band Director wanting to participate in the parade, please download, read & submit the following:

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Float Application
If you would like your float to participate in the parade, please download, read & submit the following:

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City/Government/Military Application
If you represent a City group, Goverment group, or Military group, and would like to participate in the parade, please download, read & submit the following:

Download (Word Doc)
Special Unit Application
If you are considered a Special Unit and would like to participate in the parade, please download, read & submit the following:

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If you have any questions regarding parade participation, please email Todd Marcocci at info@nashvillechristmasparade.com