Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, 2018
**Note Parade Route Ends at Jackson Street, just south of Railroad Tracks.
Chelsea's Annual Holiday Light Parade
The Annual Holiday Light Parade takes place on Saturday evening during Hometown Holiday weekend, and has the town glowing with the spirit of the season. We invite you, your friends, acquaintances, neighbors, family, etc., to join in the parade this year.
If you are interested in participating in this year's Light Parade, please contact us. All parade entries (floats, walkers, cars, etc.) are asked to comply with the rules and regulations.
The application may be dropped off or mailed to:
222 S. Main St., Suite B
(NEW address! Located inside Palmer Auto Service Building)
Chelsea, MI 48118
“Presents With a Presence” Organized by the Chelsea Area Girl Scouts
- Business decorates box: $25 donation to the troop. If the business needs a blank box, the Chamber of Commerce will supply or the business can supply, but must not be any bigger than 3 feet square, must be lighted, holes for arms and head (try it out first). Business can pick up the blank box from the Chamber of Commerce. Troop will pick up and walk the decorated box
- Troop decorates box: $75 donation to the troop. Troop will decorate. Troops buys lights, batteries and supplies (unless business wants to donate supplies also). Business can supply business Logo. Troop will pick up blank box from Chamber.
Parade Staging Area - We ask all participants to be at the staging area (Chelsea State Bank – Main Branch) no later than 4:30pm on the day of the parade. The parade will start at 6:00 pm and travel down Main Street (M-52) until it reaches Jackson Street. There will be someone there to direct you as to where to park your floats, etc. The parade will not cross the railroad tracks.
We appreciate your help in making this a safe and happy Lighted Parade and Hometown Holiday weekend in Chelsea!
Giving Back to Our Community
The Hometown Holiday Committee encourages everyone to donate a new, unwrapped toy to one of the local "Toys for Tots & Teens" locations in Chelsea. These gifts will be distributed by Faith In Action to Chelsea area families in need.
Drop of locations are:
- Palmer Auto Service, 222 S. Main Street
Please note that we will not be collecting canned goods during the parade this year. You may make food donations at the Global Marketplace, 115 W. Middle Street or directly to Faith In Action at 603 S. Main St., Chelsea, MI 48118. Visit the Faith In Action website or call (734) 475-3305 for more information.