If your family is like mine, they look forward to watching holiday parades all year long. Mine even told me they'd rather watch a parade than ride in one. That's love.
Use this comprehensive list* of local and regional parades to ensure your family doesn't miss a moment of the fun:
In Lee County:
- The Central Carolina Jaycees will present the 2010 Sanford Christmas Parade on the first Monday night of December (Dec. 6) in downtown Sanford, as was the long-standing tradition with the now-disbanded Sanford Jaycees. The parade will start at 7pm.
- The Town of Broadway is holding its annual Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration starting at 10:30am on Saturday, Dec. 11 on Main Street. The parade will begin at 2pm.
- The Town of Siler City is holding its annual Christmas Parade on Thursday, Dec. 2 at 7pm in downtown Siler City.
- The Goldston Christmas Parade will be on Saturday, Dec. 4 at 11am. The parade will begin on Manchester Street.
- The Town of Pittsboro's Christmas Parade will be on Sunday, Dec. 5 at 3pm in downtown Pittsboro.
- The Town of Carthage's "World Famous" Parade will be on Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 6:15pm, immediately following the Moore County Christmas tree lighting at the historic courthouse.
- The Town of Lillington's "Old Fashioned Christmas Celebration" will be on Saturday, Dec. 11 starting at 5:30pm at Town Hall with a tree lighting ceremony. The parade will begin at 7pm.
- The Chapel Hill Jaycees are presenting the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 10am beginning at East Franklin Street and ending at the Carrboro Town Commons.
- The Rotary Clubs of Fayetteville will present the Fayetteville Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 11 at 11am. The parade will begin on Person Street and ending at Railroad Station.