With the holiday season fast approaching, it’s a great idea to remember the fun celebration events happening right here in north Alabama. There are a variety of Christmas Parades to attend here in our area. You will not want to miss these exciting events that are coming up in the near future. Here is a list of the upcoming local Christmas Parades!
By: Clay Scarborough, DMCT Intern
Printable Version: Decatur Morgan County Christmas Events
Sheila Smith Priceville Annual Christmas Parade
In Priceville, The Sheila Smith Annual Christmas Parade is going to be hard to miss! This annual City of Priceville Parks and Recreation Event is always a treat! This will be held on Saturday, December 4th at 2:00 PM(with a rain date set for December 11th). A parking and parade map is included on the Priceville webpage. To participate and be a part of the parade, please fill out the entry form on the website as well. Additionally, floats will be judged and cash prizes will be granted to the 1st through 3rd place winners.
For more information, please call the Priceville Municipal Building at (256) 355-5476 or visit the event webpage: https://www.cityofpriceville.com/event/the-sheila-smith-christmas-parade/
Christmas Market Decatur
The Morgan County/Decatur Farmers Market is holding a Christmas Market on December 4th from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. This will be a unique and holiday-filled farmer’s market event! For more information visit the Morgan County/Decatur Farmer’s Market
Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/mcdfmarket2
Hartselle Holiday Market
The Hartselle Holiday Market is a fantastic event to visit and shop from local street vendors around this holiday season! There are roughly 50 vendors that will be participating, so there will be plenty to explore and enjoy! For further information on this event, visit the event’s Facebook page. You can also contact
firstname.lastname@example.org for information on spots for vendors and other inquiries.This event is being held on December 4th from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at 35 Tabernacle Road SW, Hartselle, Al 35640.
For More Information: https://www.facebook.com/HartselleHolidayMarket/
Dec' the Hall Decatur Christmas Parade
This year’s upcoming Dec’ the Halls Decatur Christmas Parade will be an exciting holiday event for celebrating with the community of Decatur! The route for this parade will begin at 2nd Ave. & Gordon Dr. and end at the Old State Bank. This will be taking place on December 6th, 2021 at 6:00 PM (with a
rain date of Dec.13th).
For information on this event, or on participating with a float in this event, please visit the event webpage. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/decatur-christmas-parade-tickets-74875427419
'Snow Place Like Home' Hartselle Christmas Parade
Another exciting event in Hartselle is the ‘Snow Place Like Home’ Christmas Parade, complete with floats, live music, and more! This Hartselle Kiwanis Club event will be on December 9th at 7:00 PM, traveling down Railroad Street and Main Street from J.P. Cain Stadium.
For more information on this event, including registration, feel free to visit the event webpage, or visit the Facebook page for announcements
and the like. https://www.facebook.com/HartselleChristmasParade
The Enchanted Forest of Decatur
The Enchanted Forest of Decatur is supported by the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society. This organization helps operate and facilitate
many of the local Christmas events from December 6th through January 2nd of 2022. You can observe The Enchanted Forest of Decatur at
events such as the aforementioned Cookie Walk. Their Facebook page shares more on their offerings and events involvement.
For more information: https://enchantedforestofdecatur.com/
Hartselle Cookie Walk
An even further additional event happening in Hartselle is 5th annual Historic Downtown Hartselle Cookie Walk! This is being hosted by the Historic Downtown Hartselle Merchant Association on December 18th. This will begin from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. To participate in this fun event, register on the webpage to get the hour or hours you will be participating in.
More participation information is also provided on the webpage. https://www.ticketor.com/hdh/tickets/cookie-walk-2021-227789#buy