Christmas Parade Entry Form

Rules and Regulations 

  • All entries must be in line no later than 8:30 a.m. sharp. 
  • Registered entries only--deadline November 30, 2022.  No Santa on any entry.  We do however encourage you to dress as elves, cartoon characters, etc. to fit the holiday theme to be announced.
  • All entries must be decorated in a Christmas theme & comply with these parade rules and regulations.  All vehicles must be in keeping with the Christmas spirit.  No vans, utility vehicles, etc. are permitted without tasteful Christmas decoration, or an attached float in accordance with the theme. Units must adhere to VDOT regulations for: Height 13' 6" or less; Width 102" or less.
  • No candy may be thrown from entries; walkers alongside may hand candy to the children.
  • No sirens, horns or air-horns may be used during the parade.  No vehicles are to spin tires, rev engines or cause a commotion of any kind while participating in the parade. If this is violated, it will result in your entry being removed from the parade.
  • Drivers of all entries must have a valid driver's license.
  • No entry may halt the parade (only exception being the marching bands).

Dumfries Christmas Parade Entry Form

Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Deadline for Entries - November 30, 2022

The Town of Dumfries Christmas Parade is a family-friendly event for all ages. All costumes, outfits, behavior, attitude, language, and dance moves must be appropriate for a young audience and will be held to a high standard. Failure to comply may result in being asked to leave the parade immediately with no warning and may jeopardize a group’s approval to participate in the future.

Town of Dumfries and its designee(s) reserve the right to disqualify and remove any entry before the parade, at parade lineup, or during the parade due to noncompliance of these rules. Anyone behaving inappropriately will be removed immediately from the parade. This includes entries, participants, drivers, or anyone connected with your entry.

I/we assume all risk of bodily injury or property damage that I/we may incur in participating in the Town of Dumfries Christmas Parade 2022.

I/we hereby, for myself, my child, my heirs, executors, and administrators do hereby, expressly and forever, waive and release any and all claims against and agree to hold harmless the Town of Dumfries, and all their respective officers, employees, agents, representatives, successors, or assigns of any kind from any and all claims which may be made for any cause whatsoever, arising as a result of or in connection with the participation of me, my child or animal in the herein mentioned event.

I/we agree to the above Christmas Parade rules. In any interpretation of parade rules, the Town of Dumfries decision shall be final.