The Altavista Christmas Parade

Whether a typical parade or a Reverse Parade like in 2020, the tradition lives on!  Come visit Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy floats by area businesses and churches, antique cars, and local fire departments.

Year 2022's theme is "The Spirit of Christmas" and is scheduled for Saturday, December 3 from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM.

Download the application below.  Applications are due by 5PM November 15, 2022.  No exceptions please.


Applications can be emailed to or mailed to:

Altavista Chamber of Commerce, 414 Washington Street, Altavista, VA 24517 (please, no drop offs)


Want to join the fun, but have no idea where to start?  No worries!  We have you covered.  Download our complimentary Parade Float Tips to learn about easy, affordable and DIY participation suggestions.

Additionally, we are looking for someone to share our event on Facebook Live, please email if you would be gracious enough to do this for our town!

Parade App and Rules 2022

Download the 2022 Christmas Parade Application (PDF)