North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade

The Davidson Fire Department and Cornelius-Lemley Volunteer Fire Department proudly present the 34th Annual North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade.

Event Details


  • When: Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 1:00 p.m.
  • Where: The parade starts in Davidson at the intersection of Griffith Street and Highway 115 and goes into Cornelius at the intersection of Highway 115 and Catawba Avenue
You'll see high school bands, horses, tractors, school groups, civic organizations, and more!
Parade registrants:The time is drawing near for what promises to be one of the largest events to take place in the North Mecklenburg area, and we are glad you will be joining us for one of our longest running traditions.  We value your participation and look forward to working with you again this year.

Following is all the information you  need for registration.  If you have any unaddressed questions, please call Wilson Sadler at 704-661-9808. We look forward to seeing you on parade day!

The deadline to submit your entry forms is Friday, October 28.  Late entries will not be accepted. Entry forms are available online:

REGISTRATION FORM for high school bands, police and fire departments (no fee required)

REGISTRATION FORM for businesses, nonprofits, and tractor (small fee required)

This year, all of your line-up information, as well as site and road detour maps will be emailed to all applicants on Tuesday, November 15 AND posted here.  

Line-up takes place between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.  All parade participants must be in their assigned positions no later than 12:00 p.m.  Streets will be closed no later than 12:00 p.m. Staff will be on-hand to assist you in finding your assigned spot.

We look forward to your participation this year. 
Happy Holidays from the North Mecklenburg Christmas Committee.


Important information and forms



Parade Rules & Regulations

Waiver of Liability

Online Entry Form for high school bands, and police and fire departments (no fee)

Online Entry Form for businesses, non-profits, and tractors (small payment required)