The Town of Amherst will celebrate its wonderful holiday tradition with the annual Christmas Parade Friday, December 3, 2021, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the format of a “Reverse” Parade with the theme of:


The parade theme plays a significant role in not only float but all other entry preparation for the annual event. Use of Lights is highly encouraged.

In addition to the categories of Floats, Musical Groups, Dance/Flag, one prize or trophy will be awarded for “Grand Champion —Best in Theme/Most Creative Use of Lights,” and “Best Overall.” 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies will also be awarded this year for best decorated residences and businesses. ALL ENTRIES qualify to be eligible for the Grand Champion trophies.

Winners will be announced at and on the Town’s Facebook page on Saturday, December 4th.   Trophies will be presented to winners during the parade.