Published 10:48 am Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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THURSDAY, December 19, 2019 @ 6 P.M.

The Cordele Christmas parade date changes to Thursday, December 19 at 6 PM.  Due to the weather and recent win of the Cougar playoffs scheduled in Atlanta, the Cordele Lions President Willie Mae Dexter announced this recent date change.

The parade is annually sponsored by the Cordele Lions Club.  We will begin at Cordele City Hall located at 501 North 7th Street and end at the Community Clubhouse located at 501 South 7th Street.    Line Up begins at 5:00 PM at City Hall.

A fun theme this year will be “Making Christmas Magic with Mickey & Friends”.  Entrants in the parade are encouraged to incorporate this theme into you parade entry.  All entrants will be required to fill out an application.

Categories for judging will be float, cars, walkers, equestrians or tractors.  All entries will be judged according to theme, visual effects and originality.  First, Second and third place awards will be given in all five categories.  Entries must notify the Chamber before the parade of the category you are interested in being judged.   Carpooling is encouraged to lineup location.  Additional parking can be found across 7th Street at the Crisp County Courthouse.

If you would like to participate in the parade, please call the Cordele-Crisp Chamber of Commerce for an entry form or email  All entries except “Government Agencies” (Sheriff, Police Dept., Etc) must submit a fee of $20.00 with the application.  You can return the entry to:  Cordele-Crisp Chamber of Commerce, P O Box 158,

Cordele, GA 31010 or fax to 229-273-5132.  If you have already sent in your application and will not be able to participate, please give the Chamber a call at 273-1668 to get your refund.