Hammonton Fire Department
Hammonton Fire Department Christmas Parade
The annual Hammonton Fire Department Christmas Parade is Saturday, December 9th 2023 at 7:00pm. The general public is invited to view the parade on Bellevue Ave/Rt.54 from N. Liberty St. through Egg Harbor Road.
This year we will have a theme to the parade, the theme this year is "A Country Christmas"
Information for Spectators
We are encouraging spectators to spread out between N. Liberty and Egg Harbor Road, filling in the space on both sides of the road along the entire parade route. Parking is available throughout the surrounding area including South Liberty, Valley, N 4th St., N. and S. Packard St., Tilton St., N. and S. 3rd St., Horton St., and N. & S. 2nd St. as well as in various municipal lots.
Information for Participants
Participating Fire Departments & Community Organizations should report to Hammonton Middle School (75 N. Liberty St.) at 6:00pm for lineup.
Trophies will be awarded in the following categories Best Decorated Fire Apparatus (1st-3rd), Best Decorated Non-Fire Apparatus or Float (1st-3rd), Judges Award (1st-3rd), *Best Musical Performance (1st-3rd), Farthest Traveled, and Best Decorated Downtown Hammonton Business (Must Be Along Parade Route)
All participating organizations receive a plaque for joining us, limit 1 per group.
Each participating apparatus, float, or group will pass the judge’s area for review. Judging will be done by local civic & community leaders
PLEASE, NO SANTA’S, ARRANGEMENTS HAVE ALREADY BEEN MADE!
In an effort to keep the parade moving, there is to be no stopping for performances along the parade route. All musical and dance performances may ONLY stop in front of the judging area for a short performance.
No alcohol in the line of the march or at the registration area
NO THROWING CANDY, ETC. from moving vehicles. If you plan to give candy to the children, please hand it out in a fashion that promotes or encourages the public to remain off the roadway.
Following the parade, participants are invited to join us for the trophy presentation behind the judge’s stand on Bellevue and Central Avenues. Fire apparatus parking is available on Vine St.