It is time to register for the 22nd Annual 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 (email@example.com) or call 810-798-8125 to have one mailed to you. Click on the buttons 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.
22nd Annual Holly Day Light Parade
The Almont DDA is excited to announce that we are busily planning our annual Holly Day Light Parade. The Parade will once again take place in Downtown Almont along Main Street.
Come experience the holiday magic in Downtown Almont. Welcome Santa and delight in watching the new community memorial tree be lit for the first time. Mingle with family and friends around the warming fire while enjoying a steaming cup of hot cocoa and nibbling on treats of the season.
A full schedule of activities will be posted on the DDA Website closer to the event date; however Santa will be on site at Sippin In The Mitten/Aurora Realty Group at 102 S. Main St. from 4pm to 6pm with the parade starting at 7pm. The Almont Historical Society will also be open to help children write a letter to Santa and make a Christmas Craft from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.
If you would like to enter a float into the Holly Day Light Parade, please click on the buttons below for parade registration forms or email K. Schall, DDA Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Happy Holidays and see you on Main Street.
The Almont DDA is once again reaching out to our wonderful sponsors for your help in making this year's Holly Day Light Parade a huge success.
The Parade is expected to bring residents, businesses, organizations, schools & the community together to enjoy the start of the holiday season.
The success of the 22nd Annual Holly Day Light Parade is made possible through the generosity of businesses & organizations such as yours. By supporting the Holly Day Light Parade your business will be advertised throughout the parade announcements and will help sponsors the winners of this year’s Holly Day Light Parade. Sponsorship deadline is Monday, December 2nd, 2019.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact K. Schall, DDA Director at 810-798-8125 or email@example.com. Donations can be mailed to: Almont DDA, Attn: K. Schall – 817 N. Main St., Almont, MI 48003
THANK YOU. YOUR SUPPORT AND GENEROSITY IS GREATLY APPRECIATED.
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
- Someone who loves to take photos and would be willing to take photographs for our DDA Website and Facebook page.
- Parade Line up Registration
- Float Judges (4)
- Set-up & take down help
- 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.
21st Annual Holly Day Light Parade a Success!
The Almont Downtown Development Authority wishes to extend our sincere appreciation for all the businesses, organizations and individuals who helped to make our 21st Annual Holly Day Light Parade a success despite the cold & rainy evening.
With 30 Parade Participants, it was a magical evening had by all.
The DDA is very appreciative & grateful to the following sponsors for their support:
Creekside Hearth & Patio,
Almont Lions Club,
Almont Community Park Board,
Dr. Jay Vanderest,
First Independent-Descamps Agency,
Spring Dynamics, Inc.,
Lakestone Bank & Trust,
ROWE Professional Services Company,
Country Smoke House,
# 794 of the Gleaner,
Law Offices of Eric Flinn.
A special “Thank You” is also extended to: Terry Roach our MC for the evening.
Mike Bohm, Mike Schall, Johanna Nuculovic, Kristina Todaro, Eric Glosser, Traci Pewinski, Paula Alfonsi, Rick Dodge, Lynn Bujak, Shelley Sadler, Don & Lisa Kniesteadt, Lynn and Tom Marta, Imlay City Ford, Almont Police Department, Almont DPW, Almont Historical Society and American Tree.
Jaime & Emelia Albers volunteered to be the photographers for the evening and a number of Almont High School student helped Mr. Jim Wade at the Historical Society with the Children’s Holiday Craft and letter writing to Santa.
The performance of the Almont Singers under the direction of Ms. Susie Royster and the Almont Marching Band under the direction of Mr. John Reinhard, put everyone downtown in the holiday spirit. The sound was courtesy of Universal Sound Productions.
The Almont Fire Department is to be commended for a job well done, bringing Santa to 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 and that you continue to enjoy and support our local businesses.