2022 Selma Christmas Parade And Tree Lighting

Photo courtesy Selma Fire Department

Celebrate Christmas in Selma on December 6th with the Annual Tree Lighting and Christmas Parade

SELMA – Join the Town of Selma on December 6th at 6:00 p.m. in front of the Town Hall located at 114 N Raiford Street, for our annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony. There will be special holiday performances by Johnston County Choir and the Benson Baptist Hand Bells. The Junior Women’s League of Smithfield is hosting a reindeer food-making station for children. You can check off those on your Christmas list by shopping at local stores.

Country Superstars DJ Carlie will emcee the parade that will start at 7:00 pm. The Parade viewing route will start at the intersection of East Richardson Street and North Raiford Street. The parade will travel down North Raiford Street turning left on Anderson Street. The route will continue down Anderson Street and turn left on South Webb Street and travel up South Webb Street and end at North Richardson Street.

Stick around at the end of the parade for the fireworks show. The event is free for all to attend. 

There is a $30 parade entry fee for businesses, no charge for nonprofits or individuals. People or organizations may register for the parade until November 18, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. if you need a float. The deadline for those not needing a float for the parade is December 1, 2022, at 5:00 pm.

“The Town of Selma can’t wait to see you all for our annual Christmas Parade! Visit Historic Downtown Selma during the day for some holiday shopping and stay around for an amazing evening of Christmas cheer,” said Mayor Byron James McAllister.

For more information or to register, please call 919-975-1411.


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