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The Annual Christmas Parade will be held on December 10th at 3:00 p.m. in Historic Downtown Aberdeen. The Parade is part of Christmas in Aberdeen: A Hometown Holiday Tradition and will include floats, bands, clowns, antique cars, Beauty Queens, scouts, and Santa.
Come on out for a great time and a fun event promoting local shopping, dining, and good times.
Update: While we were not able to continue the tradition in Southern Pines, we have been overwhelmed by the support of our new location, Aberdeen, NC. From town planners, police, fire department, parks & recreation, merchants guild and many many more, it has been truly inspiring to see a community come together to create a great event, help a great local cause, and show the world what it can do. Aberdeen is a community that is moving forward, and we are proud to be a part of it. We are very excited by what we can accomplish together!
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One of the great results we have seen from our Reindeer Fun Runners Survey is the positive economic impact the event has on Southern Pines. 51% of all responders said they stayed in Southern Pines after the event to shop and dine. With almost 2,000 runners + 1,000 fans, that’s a lot of people, and a great thing for the merchants of Southern Pines.
Runners from everywhere…
Many of our runners were from out of town this year. The 2010 event drew runners from 112 different cities in North Carolina, and 14 different states. We fielded calls on where to