Saturday, December 3rd - Downtown Sandusky
Events All Weekend Long!
The 18th Annual Michigan's Original Country Christmas Lighted Farm Implement Parade is making the switch from Friday to Saturday this year. A schedule of events is listed below. Check back often as information is added as it becomes available. For further information, contact: The Event Director 810-648-4445.
2011 Parade Information
2011 Parade Entry Form
NOTE: Parade Route
Parade route will be Sandusky High School leading west on Pine Tree Lane to N M-19, E on M-46 to S Campbell/Stoutenburg Road and return to Sandusky High School. MAP1 MAP2
New this year: Santa's Little Elves Contest
Handicap Parking ReservationsContact the Sandusky Police Department at 810-648-4016.
Parade Weekend Activities Include:
(view/download the flyer for times and locations)
- THURSDAY - DECEMBER 1, 2011
Business Decorating Contest - no charge to enter - 7:00p.m.
House Decorating Contest - no charge to enter - 7:00p.m.
McKenzie Health System $5.00 Jewelry Sale - 8:00a.m. to 6:00p.m.
- FRIDAY - DECEMBER 2, 2011
Tree Lighting Ceremony - Court House Lawn - no charge - 7:00p.m.
Elf Crowning following tree lighting
Christmas Sing-a-long - Court House Lawn - 7:30p.m.
Caroling on haywagons through town - no charge - 8:00p.m.
Kids Open Skate - Colleen J. Howe Arena - $5.00 admission $1.00 skate rental - 7:00p.m.
- SATURDAY - DECEMBER 3, 2011
3 on 3 Open Hockey Tournament - Collen J. How Arena - information
Sales and Specials at Local Merchants - 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Craft Show at Eastside Manor - 9:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.
Kids Christmas Movie - Firebird Theater - 10:00a.m. - no cost
Country Christmas Craft & Vendor Show - Sandusky Middle School - $1 or can food admission -
10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.
Fruit Cake Toss Contest - Sandusky Middle School - $2 entry fee - 2:00p.m.
Cookie Sale - Jerry's Foodland - $3.50 per dozen - 9:00a.m. to 12:00 noon
Antique Model Train Display - Firebird Theater - no charge - 12:00p.m. to 5:00p.m.
Parade Line Up and Hospitality Room - Sandusky High Shcool - 4:00p.m. to 6:45p.m.
Soup and Chili Supper - First United Methodist Church - 4:30p.m. to 7:00p.m.
Bean Soup - Ace Hardware and Ball Equipment - 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.
Free Soup & Chili - Lincoln & South Sanilac Ave. - Donations accepted - 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Live Nativity Scene - Town & Country Vet Clinic - no charge - 6:00p.m.
Hot Dogs - Bake sale - Popcorn - Raffle - Fire Hall - 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m.
Lighted Implement Parade - 7:00p.m.Kids Open Skate - Collen J. Howe Arena - Admission (can/dry food drive) - after parade to 10:30p.m.
Free Hot Chocolate - Custer Masonic Lodge (South Elk Street) - 6:00p.m. to 7:30p.m.
- SUNDAY - DECEMBER 4, 2011
3 on 3 Open Hockey Tournament - Collen J. How Arena - registration
Miss Sanilac County Scholorship Pageant - Firebird Theater - $15.00 cost - 7:00p.m.
FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE
Starting at 5:00 pm, Sanilac Transportation is providing a shuttle service from the Kmart parking lot to and from the Courthouse. Shuttle goes every 1/2 hour until start of parade. Shuttle will do return trips to the Kmart parking lot after parade.
See more pictures from last years parade
All military, retired or active are invited to be in the parade with the VFW and Auxiliary ladies. For more information, please call Fred Newcomb at 810-837-1308
Watch the Chamber web site for the upcoming sales package for lighting your float without a generator http://www.misandusky.us/chamber
Parade route will be Sandusky High School leading west on Pine Tree Lane to N M-19, E on M-46 to S Campbell/Stoutenburg Road and return to Sandusky High School
There will be handicapped parking spaces available along the parade route. To reserve your spot, contact the City of Sandusky at 810-648-3330.