Mayor's Christmas Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade

The Mayor's Christmas Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade will be at 5:30 p.m. Friday, December 2, 2016. The parade begins at Manhattan Town Center, travels through downtown Manhattan on Poyntz Avenue and ends in Aggieville's Triangle Park for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony.

The parade lineup is full! We are no longer accepting entries.

Contact Downtown Manhattan Inc. for more information. Prizes awarded last year include:
  • Mayor's Trophy — $200 worth of Little Apple dollars and a trophy
  • Best Use of Lights — $100 worth of Little Apple dollars and a trophy
  • Spirit of the Breadbasket (best use of food display) — $100 worth of Little Apple dollars and trophy
  • Best School Float — $100 worth of Little Apple dollars and a trophy
  • Best Foot Entry (individual/group) — $100 worth of Little Apple dollars and a trophy
  • Best Bicycle Entry (individual/group) — $100 worth of Little Apple dollars and a trophy
Donations for the Flint Hills Breadbasket — both non-perishable food and tax-deductible monetary donations — will be accepted during the parade.
Mayor's Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade
Mayor's Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade
Mayor's Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade