The Spirit of the Holidays Lighted Parade will be Friday, December 4, 2020. The parade begins at 5:30 p. m.
Parade Route: 3rd Street & Poyntz Avenue — 11th Street — Moro Street — City Park
There will be no in-person tree lighting ceremony in Triangle Park this year. Instead, there will be a virtual tree lighting on the City of MHK Facebook page as well as Cox Cable Channel 3 on Thursday, December 3 at 5:30 p.m.
Donations for the Flint Hills Breadbasket — both non-perishable food and tax-deductible monetary donations — will be accepted during the parade.
ALL ENTRIES MUST HAVE LIGHTS
No walking groups are allowed this year due to the pandemic.
Masks must be worn at all times.
Maintain social distancing from everyone outside of your parade entry, including spectators.
All participants must stay with their float entry at all times, including in the staging area.
All participants should dress in warm clothes.
Costumes are strongly encouraged for all participants.
No entry may feature Santa in order to avoid multiple Santa sightings.
It is PROHIBITED to distribute candy or any other trinket during the parade.
All entries are required to maintain the spacing set up at staging – Do not allow gaps!
All entries are subject to approval by the Parade Committee.
All awards will be determined by the Parade Committee. This year’s awards include:
Mayor’s Trophy/Best in Show: The winner must show originality and have a significant light display.
Best Use of Lights: For the entry that uses lights in the most creative way to enhance their entry.
Best Youth Float: For the best entry by a group composed mainly of children.
Best Bicycle Entry: Best individual or group on bicycles.