Held annually on the second Saturday in December, The Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to plan and produce the Cashiers Christmas Parade with local businesses, organizations and residents celebrating the holiday season. Chamber staff organizes parade theme, volunteers, participating lineup, awards and live broadcast of the event from the Cashiers Crossroads. Feel free to connect with Chamber Staff any time of year for additional parade information.
45th Annual Cashiers Christmas Parade
WHEN | Saturday, December 14 at noon
THEME | "All Things Bright & Beautiful, All Creatures Great & Small"
GRAND MARSHAL | Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust which is celebrating its 100th property preserved, 115th anniversary of Plateau conservation and 15th year of Jackson County land conservation
WHERE TO WATCH | Cashiers Crossroads
LIVE BROADCAST | wnclive.com
SPECIAL FEATURE | Rotary Club of Cashiers Valley will be at the Crossroads during the parade collecting extra winter coats, fleeces, scarves and gloves as part of the winter coat drive in partnership with Fishes & Loaves Food Pantry in Cashiers. Thank you for planning and donating lightly used items to those in need.
PARADE ROUTE | The one-mile parade route starts on Highway 107 South and heads North towards the Cashiers Crossroads where participants are announced to the crowd. The parade then turns left on US Hwy 64 heading West and ends at the intersection of Frank Allen Road at the Cashiers Community Center
AWARDS | Judges stationed at the Crossroads determine annual winners for the Cashiers Christmas Star, Elfin Magic Award, Holiday Spirit Award, Tin Soldier Award, Cashiers Caroling Award, Santa’s Sleigh Award, Vintage Vehicle Award, Rudolph’s Friends Award, and the Fruitcake Award. View award descriptions here.
COMMUNITY LUNCHEON | Hosted by Cashiers Cares will take place at the Cashiers Community Center following the Parade
PARADE CHECK-IN & LINEUP (print the details here) | Starts at 11:00 a.m. at the Southernmost intersection of Cashiers School Road and Hwy 107 South at Cashiers United Methodist Church (Lineup will be on Cashiers School Road facing North toward Cornucopia)
REGISTER | Before Friday, December 6. The lineup will be determined and announced via email the week of the parade.
CONTACT | The Cashiers Area Chamber of Commerce