Join the Springfield Jaycees at our 46th annual parade to celebrate the start of the Christmas season! December 9th at 7:30pm Downtown Springfield. Parade starts at Horace Mann parking lot and loops around the Old State Capitol to Monroe St on 5th and 6th Streets. Free to the public. Bring the family out and stop by some of our favorite local restaurants and cafes to grab some hot chocolate before the parade starts! All entries must submit an entry form and payment.