The 19th Annual Invitational Dallas Christmas Parade is in full swing this year with our theme: An Old Fashioned Main Street Christmas. Grand Marshall is grammy award winning country song writer, Patty Loveless. Our downtown businesses will be decorated and stocked with old fashioned goodies and gifts! New this year is music from the gazebo, "Flatpickin, INC"a local bluegrass band will provide live Christmas music along with the help of other local choirs starting at 10am until the parade begins. Parade start time 1pm. The parade is FREE to attend. Those wanting to participate in the parade can find an application in the Dallas New Era, Access Paulding as well as the Paulding Chamber and the Dallas-Hiram Patch. New this year is a face-book page. All proceeds from the parade benefit Paulding Christmas, INC.All participates and visitors are asked to donate a non perishable food item to Helping Hands, INC. We will have collection boxes established along the parade route. Don't come with empty hands donate!