General Information and Prices

2022 Spartanburg Jaycees Christmas Parade 

General Entry Information 

Parade Date: Tuesday, December 13, 2022

Registration Opens: Monday, October 3, 2022

Entry Deadline: Monday, November 28, 2022

Payment Deadline: Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Payments sent to our PO Box must be postmarked by 11/28/2022. 

Payments sent electronically (via PayPal or Venmo) must be processed by the payment deadline. 

Payment deadline for Category A entrants is FIRM; full amount due must be paid by 11/30/2022. 

Late fee of $50.00 will apply to Category B entrants who submit payment after 11/30/2022. 

Professional Float Rentals (Category A Entry) 

Commercial -- Self Lighted / $825.00 each

Commercial -- Lighted / $1,100.00 each

Not-For-Profit -- Self Lighted / $750.00 each

Not-For-Profit -- Lighted / $1,000.00 each

  • Renting a professional float through the Jaycees is simple and hassle-free; your designated riders need only show up and ride in the parade! A driver and tow-vehicle are provided as part of your float rental.  A list of available floats (with photos!) will be available by 10/1 on the Jaycees website. 
  • Entrants renting a float may choose to have the Jaycees light your float (Lighted) or you may provide your own lights (Self Lighted).  ALL Category A entries must be decorated and lit in a Christmas theme. 
  • Commercial entries include businesses and other for-profit organizations. 
  • Not-For-Profit entries include civic organizations, churches, government entities, 501(C)(3), and similar organizations. Generators are included in the cost of “Lighted” floats. Only authorized Jaycees personnel may operate generators provided by the Jaycees. 
    • Add $100.00 to rent a generator for the Self-Lighted option, or you can provide your own generator. 
    • Music is included for Parade Sponsors only (Rudolph and Santa Levels). 
    • Add $100.00 to rent a professional Music System for your float. You bring your favorite holiday CD!
      • Want to be a Parade Sponsor? Ask us how! 

All Other Entries (Category B) 

Commercial -- $200.00 each vehicle/group

Not-For-Profit -- $150.00 each vehicle/group

  • “All other entries” include self-built floats (flat beds, trailers, and similar entries), automobiles, and walking groups. ALL Category B entries must be decorated and lit in a Christmas theme. 
  • Commercial entries include businesses and other for-profit organizations. 
  • Not-For-Profit entries include civic organizations, churches, government entities, 501(C)(3), and similar non-profit organizations.