Put on your costume and join hundreds of fellow marchers for downtown Davidson’s 2012 Halloween march on Friday, Oct. 26 along Main Street. The parade begins at 5 p.m., with lineup beginning at 4:45 p.m. at Town Hall, 216 S. Main St.
Davidson’s shops and businesses will be handing out treats along Main Street. The march starts at Town Hall and heads north to to Depot Street.
Meanwhile, planning has begun for the next major Main Street event, Christmas in Davidson, running Nov. 29-Dec. 1 in downtown Davidson:
CHRISTMAS IN DAVIDSON AND PARADE DEADLINES
The deadline for Davidson merchants to apply to join the 25th annual Christmas in Davidson is Oct. 25. This year’s festival runs Thursday to Saturday, Nov. 29-Dec. 1. If you are planning activities in your business during Christmas in Davidson and wish to be included in the Official Event Guide, please submit an applications. The Official Event Guide is distributed by the Charlotte Observer to some 35,000 homes in the Lake Norman area and through local Davidson businesses in the weeks prior to the event. Sign up online at www.christmasindavidson.com (click on the “Applications” tab and scroll down to the appropriate application). You may also apply by mail or email – download a copy of the form on the town website above, and email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Participating merchants must be located in the Town of Davidson and be creating or hosting a holiday related activity in their business or storefront during the Christmas in Davidson. To be listed in event information, all participating merchants must complete and submit an application.
Area businesses have until Nov. 9 to sign up for the 30th Annual North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade, which will be Saturday, Dec. 1. The parade begins at 1 p.m. in Davidson and heads south on N.C. 115 to Cornelius. Davidson Fire Department and Cornelius-Lemley Volunteer Fire Department are among the organizers, along with the North Mecklenburg Christmas Parade Committee. Sign-up forms are at www.townofdavidson.org/parade. Late entries will not be accepted. Businesses must pay a fee of $70, and nonprofits, as well as entries with horses, antique cars and/or tractors, must pay a fee of $30. High school bands are free-of-charge. Questions: Contact Wilson Sadler at email@example.com or 704-940-9623.