held on the first Monday night after Thanksgiving, the Pocomoke
parade has become an Eastern Shore tradition and will attract over
100 units from Maryland, Delaware and Virginia along with thousands
year the parade features marching bands representing high and middle
schools from seven counties in three states. Also featured will
be beautifully decorated and lighted floats entered by schools,
civic organizations, churches, and commercial enterprises.
marching units, fire departments, equestrian units, and of course
Santa Claus will round out the two-hour event, slated to kick-off
at 7:00 p.m. sharp. The route will take the parade north on Market
Street beginning at 14th Street and ending at the Pocomoke River.
judges, including members of the National Judges Association (NJA),
will score entries in 10 different categories. Cash prizes and trophies
will be awarded immediately following the event to the top entries
in each category.
special thanks to the community of Pocomoke City and surrounding
areas for the recent support given to us to continue this great
tradition that has been a part of the town for over 40 years.