Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade Dec. 6

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The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present this year’s Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade sponsored by Genisys Credit Union which will come down Main Street on Sunday, December 6, 2015 at 2PM. The Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade is the largest Christmas parade in Michigan with an average 3,500 parade participants that represent a collaborative effort among families, businesses, non-profit and civic organizations, as well as schools and universities. In 2014, the Parade boasted nearly 80,000 loyal spectators, community organizations, floats, units of marchers, drill teams, marching bands, clowns, equestrian groups, fire trucks and Michigan dignitaries. For more detail on the event, click here.

This year’s Parade Theme is… The Sounds of Christmas! ctechadBring your favorite songs and carols of the holiday season to life and help us bring music to Main St.!

Before the Parade starts, visit downtown Rochester to enjoy festivities in our warming tent! Check out the Parade Route Map which includes area road closures for December 6th, 2015 and click here for a list of all the day’s activities!

This year’s Parade will be LIVESTREAMED courtesy of the City of Rochester Hills! Please visit the Chamber website, www.rrc-mi.com, to view the Parade live from your computer or device beginning at 2:00 PM on Dec 6th! It will also be recorded and played after the event on the local cable throughout the holidays.

What’s going on Downtown:

Santa and Mrs. Claus

11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Santa will be listening to Christmas wishes in the warming sidebar01sponsortent downtown located on the corner of Main and Fourth Streets courtesy of our Parade Presenting Sponsor, Genisys Credit Union! A complimentary photo is available to capture the moment brought to you by the Tim Crawford Nationwide Insurance Agency.

Santa’s Warming Tent Activities

~Boulevard Health Center of Rochester Hills specializing in short term rehabilitation, a proud RRCC member, is happy to provide bottled water and goodies to visitors in Santa’s tent. Come by to enter a drawing to win Waddles the giant stuffed Penguin!

~Coldwell Banker Weir Manuel of Rochester will be providing jar openers to visitors who HowesLocationstop by the tent for some extra holiday strength this season!

~Families should make sure to stop by the tent as well for fun, games and trivia provided by the Rochester Hills Government Youth Council.

~Tim Hortons Café and Bake Shop of Rochester Hills is generously offering free hot cocoa and coffee beginning at 11:00am.
Free Shuttle Service

12:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  – Free Shuttle Service!  Pick Up: Chase Bank, 1290 Walton Blvd, Rochester Hills, MI.  Drop Off: Chase Bank, Pine & 4th Street, Rochester, MI.  Sponsored by: American House Senior Living Communities, City of Rochester Hills, Consumers Energy, Dillman & Upton, Pawsitive Steps Rehabilitation & Therapy for Pets, Rochester Rotary Club, Sir Speedy Printing Center and The Phone Guy

 

For more info go to – http://www.rrc-mi.com/pages/RochesterHometownChristmasParade

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