2021 Madison County Christmas Parade
Jackson, TN. (WNBJ)-
It’s starting to feel a lot like Christmas in Madison County. After a year break due to the pandemic residents are excited to see the parade is back in session.
The festivities began with the lighting of the Christmas tree in front of Jackson City Hall. The parade began at 6:45 and celebrated in conjunction with the Bicentennial Celebration. Bridgett Parham (Christmas Parade Chair) stated, “we’re excited, the citizens are excited, and we have the Christmas spirit in the air.”
Residents were definitely excited, and more than ready to take full participation with over 80 floats registered for the parade. Bridgett Parham (Christmas Parade Chair) informed us, “it feels fantastic to have the floats, and the parade, and all the participation. It just feels good to have our historically Christmas Parade back after a year of not being able to have any participation with it.”
While planning Parham informed 39 news, the safety of residents was extremely important. Bridgett Parham (Christmas Parade Chair) emphasized, “planning the parade we just had to take it meeting by meeting. And we followed the mayors lead as to what to do, and the CDC, and the health department.” Mayor Scott Conger was excited to have this event back in the city stating, “We are thrilled to bring back an annual tradition this year for families to come out and enjoy. We look forward to a safe holiday season as we celebrate during our city and county’s bicentennial year.”
After a year break, this year’s Christmas Parade definitely put residents in the Christmas spirit.