Welcome to 'Tis the Season Spectacular!


The 'Tis the Season Spectacular, will be a community event open to the public, held Wednesday, November 25, 2020. The holiday parade will follow the route of main street through Spencer and Salisbury's historic downtowns. The parade will begin at 2 p.m. in Downtown Spencer and reach Downtown Salisbury at 3 p.m. The parade will present musical acts, floats and more. The community is invited to participate and enjoy the parade by filling the sidewalks and public space as we celebrate the beginning of another beautiful holiday season in Rowan County!

Reserved Seating

Tickets may be purchased online for both Spencer and Salisbury reserved seating sections beginning late fall of 2020.

Parade Participant Information

Parade Entry Deadline: To Be Announced

'Tis the Season Spectacular parade is open to entries from all belief systems and welcomes a diversity of ideas that portrays the goodwill associated with the holiday season. Participants are expected to provide appropriate family entertainment without promoting special interests.

'Tis the Season Spectacular will not consider incomplete applications and reserves the right to make all entry determinations based on the following:

  • reflects the intents and purposes of the stated Mission and Entry Statements

  • adheres to the stated rules/regulations

  • presents an attractive holiday theme appearance

  • adds to the parade’s overall entertainment value

  • promotes a family-friendly message

Participation in the parade requires approval by the “Tis the Season Spectacular” committee
Notification: To Be Announced
For questions, please call: (704) 638-3100



If you would like to be a sponsor for this year's 'Tis the Season Spectacular, please review the Sponsorship Levels and send sponsorship monies to RCTDA 204 E. Innes St. Ste. 120 Salisbury, NC 28144. Please make checks payable to Rowan County Tourism Development Authority. The Rowan County Tourism Development Authority is a North Carolina Public Authority and unit of Local Government.