First Credit Union Christmas Parade - Sunday, 9th December

A must do Christmas experience

The annual First Credit Union Christmas Parade is a must do Christmas experience for the young and young at heart. Come and join us for the festival fantasy as around 80-90 floats parade down Anglesea Street in central Hamilton on Sunday, the 9th December 2018.

This years beloved holiday parade features colourful grand floats representing the unique communities of Hamilton.

Come and join us to see crazy characters, lively marching bands, dance group, ethnic groups, characters, amazing character balloons, and of course Santa Claus!

The Parade starts at the corner of Rostrevor and Anglesea Streets, travels down Anglesea Street, and ends at the corner of Anglesea and Knox Streets. The length of the route is 1.2km.

  • Pre-parade 1.15pm – 2pm includes colourful characters and our Corporate Clowns handing out lollies.
  • Parade starts at 2pm.

This year we will be celebrating on Sunday, the 9th December 2018

We Need You

We need lots of helpers to make the Christmas Parade run smoothly.

Sponsor a float, sponsor a character, or enter your own business float. We can talk you through the range of options we have available.

If you can’t see the right solution for you, please contact us and we are happy to tailor something to suit.

We need help with:

  • Spectator management
  • Float direction
  • Dressing characters
  • Marshalling
  • Walking with floats
  • Being characters in the parade - dress up and have some fun

If you are keen for a day that is busy and HUGE fun, just download the application form below and send to us also, you can apply online from the apply online button.