Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade

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Name: Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade
Date: December 8, 2013
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Event Description:
Join us for a Sunday afternoon at the 62nd Annual Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade on Main Street in Downtown Rochester! The 2013 Parade theme is Caribbean Christmas. 

Parade is partnering with Radio Disney AM910, the #1 radio network for kids, tweens, and families.  Radio Disney Detroit is thrilled to host a very special Fa-la-la-lidays event at the Parade, featuring the brand-new Radio Disney Fa-la-la-lidays float. Play holiday-themed games, win prizes and rock out to the latest music with Radio Disney Detroit. 


2013 Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade Application


Parade Sponsorship Opportunities include:


Santa's Workshop- $5,000
Includes the following: 
  • Booth inside Stoney Creek High School where all the marchers, drill teams, bands etc. stage 
  • Recognition in the E-newsletter
  • Parade banner with sponsor's name
  • Recognition at the Grand Marshal's Celebration Dec 5, 2013 and four event tickets
  • Print media recognition
North Pole Award- $5,000
Includes the following:
  • Parade banner with sponsor's name
  • Recognition at the Grand Marshal's Celebration Dec 5, 2013 and four event tickets
  • Recognition in the E-newsletter
Santa Award- $2,000 (must be a three year commitment)
Includes the following:
  • Banner with sponsor's name at the Michigan Catholic Credit Union and Rochester Rd./University Stage
  • Numerous live mentions of sponsorship throughout the parade at sponsored stage
  • Recognition at the Grand Marshal's Celebration Dec 5, 2013 and two event tickets
  • Recognition in the E-newsletter
Reindeer Award- $1,000 (must be a three year commitment)
Includes the following: 
  • Sponsorship of a local high school band with a banner in the parade (Chamber will assign band sponsorship on a first-come, first-serve basis)
  • Recognition at the Grand Marshal's Celebration on Dec 5, 2013 and two event tickets
Grand Marshal Award- $1,000
Includes the following:
  • Recognition as a sponsor of the Grand Marshal in the parade
  • Recognition at the Grand Marshal's Celebration on Dec 5, 2013 and four event tickets
  • Recognition in the E-newsletter
Elves Award- $500 
Includes the following:
  • Recognition as a sponsor of the shuttle busses on the bus lot
  • Recognition at the Grand Marshal's Celebration on Dec 5, 2013 and two event tickets
  • Recognition in the E-newsletter
Event Media:
Event Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor

  • Genisys Credit Union
Location:
Main Street
Rochester, MI 48307
Date/Time Information:
Sunday, December 8, 2013
Parade begins at 2:00 PM 


Schedule of Events

8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Pancake Breakfast at the Older Persons’ Commission, 650 Letica Drive, Rochester, MI.  Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Rochester.  Open to the Public,  Adults $6.00 Children (12 & under) $3.00. For more information call (248) 651-6700. 

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Meet with Santa downtown before the Parade on the east side of 4th Street and Rochester Road /Main St.  Sponsored by: Tim Crawford, Nationwide Insurance Agency, Inc.
 
 12:00 Noon – 2:00 p.m. — Entertainment stages brought to you by Stoney Creek Studios Inc., Jeff LaDukeSponsored by: JHP Pharmaceuticals, Shelton Buick GMC, and Great Oaks Country Club.

 12:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Free Shuttle Service!  Pick Up: Chase Bank, 1290 Walton Blvd, Rochester Hills, MI.  Drop Off: Chase Bank, Pine & 4th Street, Rochester, MI.  Sponsored by: American House Senior Living Communities, City of Rochester Hills, Suburban Toyota Scion, Consumers Energy, Dillman & Upton,  Rochester Rotary Club, and The Phone Guy.

 2:00 p.m. –  Parade starts down Main Street from the corner of Tienken Road & Rochester Road.  It is led by the Rochester Police, Oakland County Sheriff’s Department, the Grand Marshals, and local Dignitaries.

 Throughout the Parade Nine marching bands are sponsored by: Fox Automotive Group, Franklin Title Agency, LLC, Mattina, Kent and Gibbons P.C., Kidz1st Pediatrics, Edward Jones Investments Chad Rinke, Ray Lighting Centers, The Oakland Press, Coventry Cares of Michigan, Twin Lakes Golf & Swim Club, and Meijer. 

 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. — Community Afterglow with Santa Claus at Bordine Nursery, 1835 S. Rochester Road at Hamlin.   Pictures with Santa (bring your camera) and plenty of goodies as well.  Sponsored by Bordine Nursery and Busch’s Fresh Food Market
 

Contact Information:
The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce with any questions or for sponsorship information
Fees/Admission:
-There is no fee to attend the Parade-




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