A fire apparatus in last year’s Wallington (NJ) holiday parade.
The 15th Annual Wallington Fire Department Holiday Parade returns to march down the streets of Wallington, New Jersey on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 6 p.m. The nation’s largest nighttime parade of lighted and decorated fire trucks and floats features more than 2,500 participants and 300 fire apparatus from the Tri-State area.
“The 15th edition of Wallington’s favorite holiday parade promises to deliver an unrivaled spectacle of holiday lights for the thousands of spectators lining the streets of Wallington,” said Rich Pelcher, co-producer of the Wallington Fire Department Holiday Parade. “Firefighters look forward to our parade, as it is a time to celebrate their dedication to protecting their communities during the past year. The parade is our way of showing our respect to all these first responders.”
Any organization, business, or community member who wishes to participate in the parade is encouraged to register, but they must decorate floats with themes that celebrate the holiday season. Parade awards will be presented to participants in various categories, the top trophy being the Best Overall Fire Department or Organization in the line of march.
The 15th Annual Wallington Fire Department Holiday Parade will begin at 6 p.m. from Mt. Pleasant and Roehrs Drive and concludes at the Veteran’s Monument on Union Boulevard and Paterson Ave Immediately following the parade, the presentation of awards takes place at the Centennial Field, where participants and spectators can enjoy entertainment and refreshments.
For more information or to register for the Wallington Fire Department Holiday Parade, please visit: www.wallingtonfdholidayparade.webs.com
Twitter: @WallingtonFDHP, and join the conversation at #WallingtonParade or call the Parade hotline at (973) 473-7612.