Palm Coast - Organizations and businesses that want to participate in the City of Palm Coast's 2017 Starlight Holiday Parade in December should sign up now! The deadline for parade entries is Nov. 29.

Participants may register online at www.palmcoastgov.com/starlightparade. Or print out the parade entry form and return it as directed on the form.

The Starlight Holiday Parade will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at Central Park in Town Center - featuring colorful lighted floats, talented marching bands, and prizes for the top entries. All participants are encouraged to add lighted holiday displays to their floats. The route will begin at the Round-About on Central Avenue (east of Market Avenue) and head east; turning north onto Park Street, east onto Lake Avenue, and south on City Place; then continuing south on Bulldog Drive.

Parade entry is free. The judging categories will be: Best of Parade, Best Marching Unit, Best Float and Best Decorated Vehicle.

Prior to the Starlight Holiday Parade, the City of Palm Coast's Parks & Recreation Department will host a fun-filled afternoon at Central Park starting at 4 p.m. Visitors will enjoy live entertainment and performances; arrival of Santa and visits with Santa, food and beverages. Santa will visit with children until 6 p.m., and families will be able to take their own photos.

For more information, contact Palm Coast Parks & Recreation at 386-986-2323.