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Looking for Volunteers for the Holly Day Light Parade


The Almont DDA is looking for volunteers to help with their Annul Holly Day Light Parade.   What a great way to enjoy the Holiday Season and to meet your local business owners, residents and community organizations.  We are looking for help in the following areas:

Historical Society - helping children write letters to Santa and to also help them make a Christmas Craft

Local Student that is studying photography and  that would be willing to take photographs for our DDA Website and Facebook page.

Parade Line up Registration

Set-up & take down help

Visit with Santa at Creekside Hearth, Patio & BBQ - helping Mrs. Claus 

If you are a local Almont High School Student and need Community Service Hours, The DDA will award 2 service hours for volunteering for 2 hours. You Must sign-up with DDA Director.

If interested, please contract K. Schall, DDA Director, or call 248-933-7355.  

Thank you and HAPPY HOLIDAY'S

2018 Holly Day Light Parade



The DDA is looking for anyone interested in participating in the parade.  There is no entry fee, however pre-registration is required.  Whether by float, car, tractor, or foot – this is your opportunity to be creative and show your holiday spirit.  You can acquire a parade entry packet from the DDA office at 817 N. Main Street or by email ( or call 810-798-8125 to have one mailed to you.  Click on the links below for more entry information and to download registration forms.  All three (3) forms must be completed and returned to complete registration.

Cash prizes will be awarded for 1st - 3rd place in three categories:  Business, Student Organization and Community Group. 

 Entries will be judged based on the following criteria:

·        Keeping with the seasonal theme of the parade.  Your entry should reflect whatever holiday you choose to celebrate at this time of year.

·        Use of holiday lighting. 

·        Innovative use of materials.

·        Originality

Click Here to Download Holly Day Light Parade Registration Forms

2017 Holly Day Light Parade Winners


Holly Day Light Parade 2017

Float Prize Winners
Prizes sponsored by: Almont Community Park Board
Yarbrough Insurance
   Orchard Arbor # 794 of the Gleaner
Business Category:
1st Place:   Eschenburg Farms
2nd Place:  Southeastern Heatmor
3rd Place:  Orlando Masonary
Student Organization Category:  

 1st Place:  Almont Raider Football
2nd Place: Almont Cub Scouts Pack 131
3rd Place:  Almont Robotics Club

Community Group/Individual Category:
1st Place:   Almont Transportation (Bus)
2nd Place:  First Congregational Church
3rd Place:  Skyline Camp and Retreat Center

Thank you for a Successful 20th Annual Holly Day Light Parade


The Almont Downtown Development Authority wishes to extend our sincere appreciation for all the businesses, organizations and individuals who helped to make our 20th Annual Holly Day Light Parade a huge success.  The following businesses and individuals played a large part in making sure it was a Magical Evening for all that attended, First Independent-Descamps Agency, LLC, Almont Lions Club, Almont DDA, Farm Bureau (Wayne Haney), Orchard Arbor #794, Almont Park Board, Family Farm and Home, Lakestone Bank & Trust, Almont Chamber of Commerce, Tri-County Bank, Law Offices of Eric Flinn, Yarbrough Insurance, Dr. Jay Vanderest, Charlie Brown’s, Southeastern Heatmor, Buff Whelan, Novak Supply, Almont Historical Society, American Tree.

A special thank you also goes to Rob Stone & Holly Hutton from 99.5 WYCD Detroit’s #1 Country Music Station for announcing the Parade, it was great to have a former graduate of Almont High School and resident come home to part of a spectacular evening.

 The performance of the Almont vocal music students under the direction of Mr. Adam Wetzel put everyone downtown in the holiday spirit.  Skyline Camp and Retreat Center as well as the West Berlin United Methodist Church provided refreshments and holiday cheer to visitor’s downtown. The sound was courtesy of Universal Sound Productions.  The Almont Fire Department is to be commended for a job well done, bringing Santa to the downtown for the lighting of the Christmas tree.  A special “Thank You” to all the participants in the parade – the floats were spectacular!  We hope you make plans to join us again next year on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Kim Schall, Director

Almont Downtown Development Authority

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