Santa’s Christmas parade Features Christmas sidewalk marketplace and Movie Matinee


This year’s “O Christmas Tree” themed parade attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy funnel cakes, cookies, popcorn, Frito pie, hot chocolate, coffee, soft drinks and other festive delights starting at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 3.  Participating vendors include Jackson Missionary Baptist Church, Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church and Shelbyville Lions Club.  Vendors will be located on the Courthouse lawn and Shelbyville Lions Club will be on the sidewalk at Gatherings.  


Downtown businesses that will be participating in the Christmas Sidewalk Marketplace and open prior to the parade are Mooney's Emporium, Little Fox Marketplace, The Chop Shop and Gatherings. 

During the afternoon of the parade, the Daughters of the Republic William Carroll Crawford Chapter will host tours of the First Ladies in Texas beginning at 4:00 p.m. Also, The Rio Theatre will have a 3:00 p.m. matinee showing of “Trolls” with their concession open.


The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce is organized to promote and advance economic enrichment and development, tourism, and the social and civic interest of Shelby County and adjoining areas.  For additional information, please call 936.598.3682, email or visit