Landrum plans Christmas parade Dec. 7

Published 10:38 am Friday, November 10, 2017

Landrum’s Christmas Parade, set for Thursday, Dec. 7, will start at 6 p. m., an hour later than previous years.

Once again, the Landrum Fire and Rescue District is the principal sponsor and now is accepting registrations. 

The registration form is found online at and on Facebook – Landrum Christmas Parade and Stroll. Copies are also available at Landrum City Hall, the fire station and The News Leader office on N. Trade. Chief Warren Ashmore may be contacted for more information at

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A $10 donation is suggested with all proceeds to benefits the Boys and Girls Club of Landrum.      

“We encourage businesses, clubs, church groups, organizations, schools and others to participate,” said Chief Ashmore. “People really enjoy this parade because it includes horses, tractors, fire engines, music, special floats and all types of vehicles.”

Dignitaries include the parade’s grand marshal who is the Lions Club’s Citizen of the Year, local elected officials and, of course, Santa.      

The route begins on N. Trade Avenue between the Depot and the fire station, continues down N. Trade Avenue, turning left on E. Rutherford and progressing to Redland Road with a right turn at O. P. Earle Elementary School. The parade ends at Landrum Middle School.

Assisting with the parade are the City of Landrum personnel and the Landrum Community Events Team.

The annual Landrum Christmas Stroll begins downtown as the parade passes and will conclude at 8 pm. Activities for the stroll will be announced soon.

– submitted by Landrum Area Business Association