MCKINNEY ROTARY CLUB CHRISTMAS PARADE OF LIGHTS

***Has been cancelled***

PLease consider making a donation via your appropriate link below.  THis is deductible as we are a 501(c)(3). 

Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to partnering with you again next year!

 
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Welcome to the 21st annual McKinney Rotary Christmas Parade of Lights brought to you by the McKinney Rotary Club.  This is an annual event for the McKinney Rotary Club, which uses the donations raised to fund local, regional, national and international projects focusing on six areas: promoting peace, preventing diseases, providing access to clean water and sanitation, enhancing maternal & child health, improving basic education & literacy and helping communities develop.
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Parade participants should arrive between 3:30PM and 4:00PM for inspection.  The Parade is scheduled to start at 6:30PM.
 
Parking in Historic Downtown McKinney is limited. Trolley service will be available from 5 pm to 9 pm on Saturday, December 14th. Downtown visitors and parade spectators are encouraged to ride the trolley.

Trolley service is free and service will run approximately every 15 min from First Baptist Church, 1615 W Louisiana St, McKinney, TX 75069.

Riders will be delivered to Dr. Glenn Mitchell Memorial Park, McKinney, Tx, one block west of the square. Following the parade, guests will be picked up at Mitchell Park to return to vehicles at First Baptist.
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Registration for the 2020 Parade of Lights is now open.  Please use the link below to register and follow the directions below to submit payment.
 

If you have not submitted payment, please follow the directions below to do so in order to secure your place in the parade. Unpaid floats will not be allowed to participate. 

The theme for this year is "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree"

Once you complete the registration form - submit payment by clicking on the appropriate fee payment link below or sending a check to : 

McKinney Rotary Foundation

PARADE REGISTRATION

PO BOX 552

McKinney, TX 75069

 

PRIZES FOR BEST FLOATS:

1st - $1000.00

2nd - $500.00

3rd - $300.00

4th - $200.00

 

DEADLINE for regular registration is Dec. 3rd 

Entry Fees:

 

NON-PROFITS $90.00 PER ENTRY

(Must provide proof of Non-Profit status to be eligible for this rate.)

 

COMMERCIAL or BUSINESS (For-Profit) $150.00 PER ENTRY

 

CARS / CAR CLUBS $25.00 PER CAR

 

POLITICAL CANDIDATES $150.00

 

NO MOTORCYCLES OR HORSES ALLOWED IN THE PARADE FOR SAFETY CONCERNS.

Sponsor Inf0

Santa Clause (Title Sponsor)                                            $4,500
  • Private Stage Seating Package (Includes box dinner and hot chocolate)
  • Recognized as Santa Clause sponsor on KLAK advance promo radio spots
  • Listed in Promotional Materials
  • Float entry OR float entry donated to another organization
  • VIP Parking
 
Tree Top Sponsor (limited to 3)                                       $3,000
  • Private MPAC Parade Package (includes dedicated roped off seating with box dinner for 4 and hot chocolate)
  • Recognized as Tree Top sponsor on KLAK advance promo radio spots
  • Listed in Promotional Materials
  • Float entry OR float entry donated to another organization
  • VIP parking pass
 
String of Lights Sponsor                                                   $2,000
  • Reserved seating on the east side of MPAC for 8
  • Listed in Promotional Materials
  • Float entry OR float entry donated to another organization
  • VIP parking pass
Ornament Sponsor                                                             $1,000
  • Reserved seating on the east side of MPAC for 4
  • Float entry OR float entry donated to another organization
  • Listed in Promotional Materials
 
 
 
 
 
Candy Cane Sponsor                                                         $500
  • Reserved seating on the east side of MPAC for 2
  • Float entry OR float entry donated to another organization
  • Listed in Promotional Materials
 
 
 
 
 
Tinsel Sponsor                                                                    $250
  • Float entry OR float entry donated to another organization
  • Listed in Promotional Materials
Special thanks to MCDC for their continued support!!
For more than 20 years, the McKinney Community Development Corporation has been dedicated to making McKinney, Texas an even better place for its residents to live and enjoy life.