2023 ‘Tis the Season Holiday Spectacular Parade

The ‘Tis the Season Spectacular is a community event open to the public. This year’s parade will be held Wednesday, November 22, 2023. The holiday parade will follow the route of Main Street through Spencer and Salisbury’s historic downtowns. The parade will begin at 2 p.m. in Downtown Spencer and reach Downtown Salisbury at 3 p.m. The parade will present musical acts, floats, and more.

The parade festivities will continue at Bell Tower Green with the community tree lighting, street performers, food/beer trucks, and of course – Santa! This year’s main band is Too Much Sylvia!

The community is invited to participate and enjoy the parade by filling the sidewalks and our new Bell Tower Green Park as we celebrate the beginning of another beautiful holiday season in Rowan County.

Reserved Seating

Tickets may be purchased online for both Spencer and Salisbury reserved seating sections beginning Tuesday, September 5th through Friday, November 17th, until 5 p.m. 

Parade Participant Information

Online Applications Will Begin September 5 | Parade Entry Deadline: November 17 at 5 p.m.
‘Tis the Season Spectacular parade is open to entries from all belief systems and welcomes a diversity of ideas that portrays the goodwill associated with the holiday season. Participants are expected to provide appropriate family entertainment without promoting special interests.

‘Tis the Season Spectacular will not consider incomplete applications and reserves the right to make all entry determinations based on the following:

  • reflects the intents and purposes of the stated Mission and Entry Statements
  • adheres to the stated rules/regulations
  • presents an attractive holiday theme appearance
  • adds to the parade’s overall entertainment value
  • promotes a family-friendly message

Participation in the parade requires approval by the “Tis the Season Spectacular” committee
For questions, please call: (704) 638-3100

Sponsorships/More Information:

If you would like to be a sponsor for this year’s ‘Tis the Season Spectacular or would like more information, please click the following link https://bit.ly/3M1VJtM


Nov 22 - 23 2023


2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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