Jaycees Announce Spartanburg Christmas Parade Information

The Spartanburg Jaycees (Spartanburg, SC), also known as the Spartanburg Junior
Chamber of Commerce, announce that the 2017 Spartanburg Christmas Parade will be
held Tuesday, December 12, 2017 in downtown Spartanburg, SC starting at 6:30 PM.
Full street closure of the parade route will be at 2:30 PM the day of the parade. Please
visit the Jaycee’s website to see a full map of the parade route at www.spartanburgjaycees.net/christmas-parade/route/

The Spartanburg Jaycees have organized the Spartanburg Christmas Parade since
1985, drawing estimated crowds of up to 20,000 spectators. Proceeds from the parade
will benefit less fortunate local children through a Jaycee Christmas Shopping Spree,
sponsored by Target, as well as Jaycee Camp Hope, a fun and educational place for
special needs children and adults. Jaycee Camp Hope has been financially supported
by the SC Junior Chamber of Commerce since 1969. To date, the Jaycees have
subsidized more than 10,000 individuals to the camps at a cost in excess of $950,000.
The Spartanburg Jaycees are currently accepting applications for entry into the
parade. Registration will be open until November 30th but a late fee of $50 will be added
to all registrants after November 14th.

The Jaycees have a range of entry options, including float rentals, starting at just $125. Registration can be completed online on the Spartanburg Jaycees website at www.spartanburgjaycees.net and this year the Spartanburg Jaycees are proud to announce they will be accepting online payments. Donations are also appreciated! Additional inquiries can be made by contacting the Christmas Parade Hotline at (864) 381-8838 or email parade@spartanburgjaycees.net.

Sponsors for the 2017 Spartanburg Christmas Parade are: Felicia Page with Coldwell
Banker Caine is sponsoring the Spartanburg Jaycees float, Festival level sponsors are
QS/1 and Pamela Harrison with Keller Williams, Tinsel Level sponsors are Spartanburg
Regional Healthcare System and Founders Federal Credit Union, and Candy Cane
Level Sponsors are Marriott and Adidas Group. There are currently only 5 professional
floats left so hurry to grab yours before they are gone!

Spartanburg Jaycee President, Felicia Page, says “We are so proud to have each one
of these sponsors this year, their involvement means a lot to our organization and will
have a great impact on the community.” There are currently about 50 participants
registered in the parade and the count is continuing to grow.

The Spartanburg Jaycees are the premier young person’s leadership training
organization with a focus on worthwhile community service projects. Their goal is to
make their members better citizens and the Spartanburg community a better place. If
you would like to give back to your community and become a member of the
Spartanburg Jaycees, please contact them at membership@spartanburgjaycees.net.