Tusca200sa Bicentennial Parade

Friday | December 13, 2019

In December, we conclude the year by celebrating the city's 200th birthday on December 13, 2019.

There are plenty of exciting things planned for Tuscaloosa's birthday! This includes the unveiling of Bicentennial Sculpture at Manderson Landing, Tree Lighting at the Tuscaloosa County Courthouse, and the 44th Annual West Alabama Christmas Parade.

Tree Lighting Ceremony

  • Tuscaloosa County Courthouse at 5:15pm.

Parade

  • Registration Deadline: November 20 @ 5pm
  • Parade Representative Meeting is December 2 @ 5:30pm at the Belk Center (located in Bowers Park)
  • Begins at 6:30pm on Friday, December 13 in Downtown Tuscaloosa.
  • Parade winners will be announced on the 10 o'clock news on WVUA.

 

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PARA SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR GRAND MARSHAL(S) OF

44th ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARADE

Tuscaloosa, Ala. - The Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority is seeking nominations for Grand Marshal(s) of the 44th Annual West Alabama Christmas Parade. The parade will be recognized as the official Bicentennial parade held on December 13, in downtown Tuscaloosa.

            The deadline for receipt of completed Grand Marshal Nomination forms is October 4 at 5 p.m. 

            Nominations may be made by any interested individual or group. Nominations will be reviewed and a Grand Marshal(s) selected by a committee comprised of community representatives. Decisions made by this committee are final.

Nominees should meet the following criteria in order to qualify as a Grand Marshal(s):

  • Significant community contributions
  • Lifetime achievements with a lasting community impact
  • Career accomplishments

Nominations forms can be returned to PARA in the following manner:

Hand Delivery:        

  • PARA Building
  • 614 Greensboro Avenue, downtown 

Mail:                           

  • PARA Grand Marshal Nomination
  • P.O. Box 2496
  • Tuscaloosa, AL 35403

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