GLOUCESTER CITIZEN'S CHRISTMAS & HOLIDAY PARADE
December 2, 2017 - 3 pm
Always the 1st Saturday of December on Main Street
Parking is available behind the County Office Building Complex and is limited on Main Street. Public Parking is NOT available at the Main Street Center or Botetourt Elementary School (parade lineup areas).
The parade begins at the Main Street Center and travels North on Main Street to Botetourt Elementary School.
Caroling by Botetourt Elementary School starts at 5:00 pm in the Colonial Courtcircle.
2017 GLOUCESTER CITIZENS CHRISTMAS & HOLIDAY PARADE GRAND
The Grand Marshal for this year’s parade is Mr. William Lawrence. Bill is an active member of the community, specifically as a member of the Gloucester Historical Committee and docent at the Gloucester Museum of History. He is the author of several books including The History of the Botetourt Hotel and Old Houses, Mills, Churches and Historical Sites of Gloucester, Virginia. In 2014, Bill was presented with the Leadership in History Award of Merit from The American Association for State and Local History, recognizing his work in preserving the rich history of Gloucester County. Bill and his wife Carol have two children, Bill & Emily, along with four grandchildren.
2017 PARADE WINNERS:
1st - SONA Bank
2nd - Riverside Sanders Retirement Village
3rd - Chesapeake Bank
4th - Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Towne Realty
Motor Club Entry:
1st - Gold Wing Road Riders Assoc. Chapter O
1st - Petsworth Elementary
2nd - Gloucester Montessori
Church Affiliated Entry:
1st - Bethel Baptist Church
2nd - Knights of Columbus
3rd - Reedswood Christian Church
Community/Civic Club Entry:
1st - The Giving Garden Foundation
2nd - Middle Peninsula Detachment #1317 Marine Corps League
3rd - American Legion Post 75
4th - Kolonial Klowns of Williamsburg Alley 357
5th - DAV 58
Animal Group Entry:
1st - D&N Stables
2nd - Horsin' Around Stables
1st - James Redmond
School Group Entry:
1st - Peasley Middle School NJHS
2nd - Page Select Ensemble
Youth Group Entry:
1st - Girl Scout Service Unit 130
2nd - STARS
2016 Christmas and Holiday Parade Video
Volunteers are needed contact the PRT Office to volunteer or for more information.