The Falmouth Chamber of Commerce 56th annual Christmas Parade will step off at noon Sunday, December 8, from the intersection of Dillingham Avenue and Davis Straits and travel along Main Street to the Village Green.

Falmouth Christmas Parade December 4, 2016

Santa Claus arrives on Main Street in Falmouth atop a bulldozer during the 2016 Christmas Parade.

Parking downtown on Main Street will be prohibited on Sunday beginning at 8 AM until the parade concludes at approximately 2:30 PM.

Parade staging will begin at 8:30 AM on Dillingham Avenue, which will be closed to through traffic from 8 AM until approximately 1:30 PM. Parade floats and vehicles should arrive at Dillingham Avenue, from Gifford Street only, between 8:30 and 10:30 AM. No vehicles will be allowed to enter Dillingham Avenue after 11 AM. The Davis Straits end of Dillingham Avenue will be closed to everyone. Parade participants should arrive for dropoff at Gus Canty Community Center between 8:30 and 10:30 AM. Parking will be available, to parade participants only, at the community center and at the Island Queen lot on Scranton Avenue.

Children will be allowed to wait in the Gus Canty Community Center with adult supervision provided by their parade group.

Beginning at 11:30 AM Davis Straits between the traffic lights at Jones Road and Main Street to the Village Green will be closed.

The rain date for the parade is Sunday, December 15. In the event of cancellation, a weather-related announcement will be available at the chamber of commerce phone number, 508-548-8500, and on the homepage of If there is no announcement, the parade will continue as scheduled.

Parade Lineup:

Falmouth Police Department Stuff A Cruiser

Falmouth Police Chief

Falmouth Police Honor Guard

Town Crier

Falmouth Chamber of Commerce (Banner)

Falmouth Chamber of Commerce Board

Chapman, Cole & Gleason (Banner)

Citizen of The Year

State and Local Officials

Falmouth High School Clipper Band

Falmouth Band Parents

Color Guard/Pep Squad

Falmouth Cheerleaders

Mr. & Miss Clipper

Cape Cod Aggregates (Banner)

Hallamore Horses

Graci Septic Solutions, Inc.

Falmouth Community Media Center (Banner)

Cape Cod Winery

Massachusetts Freemasons

Falmouth Lions Club

Falmouth Road Race (Banner)

Miss Cape Cod Scholarship Foundation

Cape Codgers

People for Cats

New England Ballet Theatre

Neighborhood Falmouth

Falmouth Fire Honor Guard

Original 1927 Fred Ahrens Fox Fire Engine

Falmouth Fire Rescue Engine 21

Falmouth Fire Rescue Ladder 26

Falmouth Fire Rescue Breaker 18

Falmouth Fire Rescue Emergency Response Team Vehicle Cert 32

Bourne Ladder Tower 126

Inspiration Is Everywhere

Perry Le Pews

Island Queen (Banner)

Dance Fitness with Donna

Access Ambulance Service

Rotary Club of Falmouth

Falmouth Youth Hockey

Stars Stable

Atria Senior Living (Banner)

Thumbtastic Massage & Wellness

Falmouth Girl Scouts

Cape Cod Five (Banner)

The Black Dog/Friends of Falmouth Dogs

Upper Cape Pet Sitting

Carpet Barn (Banner)

Old Stone Dock

Flip Flops Gymnastics, Inc.

The Lee Ann Manrillo Foundation

Almeida & Carlson Insurance (Banner)

Upper Cape Ski & Sports Club

Falmouth Soccer Club

Brian Boru Pipe Band

Eastern Bank (Banner)

Eastern Bank Float

Duffy Health Center

Falmouth Scouts BSA

Longfellow Design/Build (Banner)

Lawrence School Band

Mark of The Promise Missionary Church


Sea Crest Beach Hotel

Cavossa Companies (Banner)

Falmouth Tae Kwon Do

Clancy Construction, Inc.

The Cape Club (Banner)

Seven Stars Academy of Martial Arts

Falmouth Figure Skating Club

Cape Verdean Club of Falmouth

Cape Cod Hospital (Banner)

Aleppo Cape Cod Fire Brigade

Aleppo Clown Unit

Northeast Insurance (Banner)

Cape Cod Pride

St. Barnabas Episcopal Church

Newcomers Club of Falmouth

MV Bank

Belonging To Each Other

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod (Banner)

Us Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 11-02 (INR)

Massachusetts Maritime Academy Band, Honor Guard and Drill Team

M. Duffany Builders (Banner)


White Tie Limousine (Banner)

Parade Committee Bus

Amvets Post 70 With Santa

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.