Horizon Christmas Tree Lighting, Parade Schedule Released for 2017

While the weather may be far from ‘frightful,’ the annual ‘delightful’ High Desert Tradition is only a week away!

Dates for the mega-popular Horizon Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade are now set, and community members are invited to participate in the annual festivities.

According to the Lion’s Club, the Christmas Tree Lighting will be Friday, December 1, 2017. Float judging will begin at 6:00 pm and tree lighting will be at 7:00 pm.

The Parade is scheduled for Saturday, December 2, 2017, starting at 10:00 a.m., with staging to begin at 8:00 a.m. This year’s theme is “American Folklore,” and Sun Bowl Parade participants are welcome.

Here is the map for the parade, and to Corky Park for the Tree Lighting.

The Horizon City Parade will begin on Darrington Rd at the Ryderwood intersection. The parade will move southward on Darrington Rd and turn left onto Horizon Blvd. The parade will move eastward on Horizon Blvd, turn right onto Duanesburg and turn left onto McMahon Ave. The parade will end at the Club Amistad parking lot












This year’s parade fees are as follows: 

$35 for nonprofit organizations
$40 for car and motorcycle clubs; car and motorcycle clubs are considered 10 vehicles. Each additional vehicle is $10.00
$60 for for-profit organizations
$75 for registering after November 17th
$200 for registering on December 2th
Car clubs are considered 10 cars; each additional car is $5

For more information or for questions, community members can contact Judi Verslype at 915- 581-2994, email hccp2017@yahoo.com or they can visit the Horizon City municipal website.

The complete parade packet is available HERE.    To view 2016’s (soggy) Christmas Parade, click below!

Horizon City Christmas Parade

Posted by HorizonCity.com on Saturday, December 3, 2016

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  1. Please make sure a veterinarian is present to ensure all animals are properly cared for. Saw a limping horse at the 2016 parade and a shivering cold and wet dog exposed to the harsh elements.

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