Believe it or not, the Reading Annual Holiday Parade is just a couple of months away! The parade is scheduled for Saturday, November 19 starting at 9 a.m. at 11th Street and proceeding down Penn Street to Second Street.

This year’s parade theme is “A Storybook Holiday!” We’re currently accepting applications for bands, floats, civic and athletic groups, schools, and similar organizations. Click here for a band application form and related information. Click here for a general application form and related information. And click here if you’re interested in being a parade sponsor. Deadline for all applications is October 27.

The parade is being presented by the Reading Downtown Improvement District in cooperation with Reading Mayor Wally Scott’s office.