The Mayor's Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade will be Friday, December 1, 2017. The parade begins at 5:30 p. m. on Poyntz Avenue, travels through downtown Manhattan and ends in City Park. After the parade, gather in Aggieville's Triangle Park for the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony.
Additional information and parade entries may be obtained by contacting Downtown Manhattan Inc.
Cash Prizes are awarded for the following entries :
Best Use of Lights
Spirit of the Breadbasket (best use of food display)
Best Youth Float
Best Foot Entry (individual/group)
Best Bicycle Entry (individual/group)
Donations for the Flint Hills Breadbasket — both non-perishable food and tax-deductible monetary donations — will be accepted during the parade.