The 2018 Town of Manteo’s annual Christmas parade is Saturday, December 1st starting at 10:30 am. The parade features marching bands, floats and lots of fun as it goes through downtown Manteo. Please join us downtown at 10:00 as the Jazzmen band provides entertainment before the parade. Our Master of Ceremonies, Della Basnight will be back again this year to introduce each float as it goes by the grandstand if front of the Dare County Arts Council. Parade registrations are available at Town Hall and on the Town of Manteo website under special events. Each parade entry must be decorated based on the theme, “A Christmas to Remember”. The parade route starts at Manteo High School and ends at the College of the Albemarle. After the parade the kids can visit with Santa at the Manteo Elementary School’s Winter Wonderland sponsored by the PTO. Rain date for the parade is Sunday, December 2nd at 2:00 pm.