Event Registration - Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce.

Magical Christmas In Glenwood Lighted Holiday Parade
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

2017 Magical Christmas in Glenwood
Lighted Holiday Parade
Thursday, November 30, 2017
  • 4:30-5:00 p.m. - Parade participants, staging and line up at the First Baptist Church Parking lot, 515 2nd Avenue, Glenwood.
  • 5:15 p.m. -  Parade units begin to line up on North Lakeshore Drive
  • 5:30 p.m. - Parade begins
  • 6:15 - 6:30 p.m. - Tree Lighting Ceremony in the courtyard and front steps of Central Square Cultural & Civic Center
  • 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Free Family Movie night in the auditorium at Central Square Cultural & Civic Center
All entires are judged along the parade route for the "Best Holiday Spirit" Traveling Trophy!

Lighted entries can include lights, candles, flashlights, glow sticks, etc. Be creative and make this Magical Christmas in Glenwood Lighted Holiday Parade something fun and enjoyable for your team members and the entire community!

Parade Rules:
  1. Please, no live Santa or Mrs. Claus with your unit!! The Fire truck at the beginning of the parade will feature Santa and Mrs. Claus in the parade.  Santa figurines, inflatable Santa’s and decorations are acceptable. 
  2. Lineup will be at the First Baptist Church parking lot.  Units will be placed in the lineup at the discretion of the committee members. 
  3. 5:30 p.m. Parade begins on 4th Street and Lakeshore Drive and proceed on Minnesota Avenue  to 2nd  Street NE.  Parade participants are asked to exit Minnesota Avenue left on 2nd Street   NE by City Hall and go down to 1st Avenue either east or west and unload and tear down.
  4. All parade participants should dress according to the weather. 
  5. Units can walk, pedal or be motorized.  All that is required is that they’re lighted and reflect the holiday spirit. 
  6. Candy, coupons or brochures may be handed out along the sides of the Minnesota Avenue. Candy can be thrown, but depending on the weather handing it out maybe easier for the children. 
  7. Any animals in the parade must have a “clean-up crew”. 
  8. The judges will be along the parade route.  Units will be judged on “Best Holiday Spirit”.  The winner will receive the traveling trophy at the end of the parade.   
  9. Cancelations due to severe weather will be announced by noon on parade day.                           
  10. If canceled we will have the parade on December 8th at 5:30 p.m. in conjunction with the Open House & Family Night at the Glenwood Chamber & Welcome Center.      
For more information and the rules, please visit our Magical Christmas in Glenwood webpage by clicking here!
Location: Glenwood - Minnesota Avenue, 7 First Street NW, Glenwood, MN 56334


For assistance, please contact the Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber & Welcome Center, 7 First Street NW, Glenwood, MN 56334, by phone at (320) 634-3636, or by email at Chamber@GlenwoodLakesArea.org or Info@WelcomeGlenwood.org