Macomb County Santa Parade & Food Drive Kick-off is Nov. 18

Macomb County Santa Parade & Food Drive Kick-off is Nov. 18
This year's Santa Parade is Nov. 18. Last year, more than 250 OU participants proudly marched down Main Street in Mount Clemens to usher in the beginning of the holiday season.

Oakland University is seeking students, faculty, staff and friends of the university to walk and hand out candy at the 42nd Annual Macomb County Santa Parade on Saturday, Nov. 18.

Last year, more than 250 OU participants proudly marched down Main Street in Mount Clemens to usher in the beginning of the holiday season.

The parade, presented by the City of Mount Clemens, features 100-plus groups including high school marching bands, service clubs, floats, holiday characters, Mount Clemens “Local Treasure” residents and flags showcasing Macomb County communities.

Participants are asked to arrive at the OU Anton/Frankel Center (20 South Main Street, Mount Clemens) at 8:30 a.m. for refreshments and check-in. The parade begins at 10 a.m. The first 300 people to register will receive a free OU hoodie. 

Participants are also being asked to bring a non-perishable food item to support the Macomb Food Program and receive an extra gift.

Register by Friday, Nov. 10.

Have questions? Call (248) 370-3919 or email Dana Carreon at carreonglinsey@oakland.edu.