Celebration of Lights "Hometown Traditions" Parade
Modesto's annual Celebration of Lights, "Hometown Traditions" theme for 2021, is scheduled for Saturday, December 4, 2021. Join us at 5:30 PM for our annual Holiday Parade.
Parade Float Registration Deadlines
Parade Application is now open.
There will be a $20 late fee on all entry applications received after the deadline of 4:30p.m. on Friday, October 29th, 2021.
Final deadline for late entries is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, November 12th. Applications are accepted on a first-come-first serve basis.
Please note, once parade reaches full capacity, applications received prior to deadline will go on waitlist. Waitlist entries are not guaranteed to be in parade. To ensure your spot, submit your application as soon as possible.
Entry Information and Parade Rules
Remember to keep the theme, “Holiday Traditions”, in mind as you plan and design your entry (theme examples: Modesto traditions, Classic Modesto, Graffiti, Modesto Arch, etc.). Your entry will be judged based on your use of the theme, lights, music and other general areas.
Prior to the parade, please review the Parade rules.