The Ellsworth Holiday Parade steps off tomorrow, December 2nd at 11 AM, and will last approximately 1 hour. Motorists should expect delays along the route, but remember Santa will be in the last float, so be on your best behavior!

The lineup starts at 10 AM. on Main Street near Angelo's. The parade starts at 11 AM.. The route is Main Street to State Street ending near Knowlton Park. The Ellsworth Police Department warns you to expect traffic delays at Oak and High Street intersection, Water and State Street intersection as well as all Main and State Street side street intersections.

According to Thelma Beal, the organizer, the following businesses/organizations were committed to participating as of Thursday
Machias Savings Bank

The Grand.....Kim Fitch & Nick Turner Executive Director

Maine Alpaca Experience...Robin Pratt & Corry Pratt...2nd year

Stanley Subaru

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust....Chelsea Sawyer Branch Manager

Crossroad Church...Heidi Cormel....Choir singing at Whiting Park

Ellsworth Fire Dept plus other area Fire Departments

Family First Community Center...Vicki Jipson, VP...2nd year

Sheriff Dept...Sheriff Kane

Cub Scouts Pack 86 involving Ellsworth ,Surry, Lamoine,Trenton, Hancock-Kindergarten thru 5th grade....Den Mother, Kathy

Lioness Club...Sonya Mitchell

U S Coast Guard Color Guard Unit plus boat

Pat's Pizza...float done by the waitresses..2nd year

Moose Lodge with moose cadets 2nd year

Grand Marshall....Woodlawn Museum...Josh Torrence

Anah Temple Shrine Funsters....many many years

Tradewinds Market...Chuck Lawrence, Bonnie Tokas

Ellsworth American...Terry Carlisle

Ally Lynn's Pet Service...2nd year...owner Allison Pinkham

Seaport Village Healthcare Facility

Glidden Auto Body with the famous “BOB”

EEMS singers...director Frances Kellogg (Ellsworth Elementary Middle School)

Rush Hour Gaming...Mill Mall Daniele Nelson

United Baptist Church...Elizabeth MacDonald

Santa's float brought in by Broughman Builders...1st time Mike and Daisy Wight

Special Children's Friends

Starlight Horse Farm and Vaulters Aurora...Lamoine

Our Furry Kiddos Kennel..Ellsworth Rescue Siberian Huskys

Star 97.7...Mark Osborn and Natalie Knox

Finelli's town for 16 years

Mirus Academy...established 4yrs ago...1st year in Ellsworth and 2nd year in the parade

Kids Peace...1st year in parade...Denise Hamlen admininistrator

Sumner Memorial High School Band...Marleina Ford, Director

Sinclair Builders...Randy Sinclair owner

Emmaus Center

Friend & Friend

Ellsworth High School Band

Tag's Sport Bar...located at Mill Mall

Dunn 2 Service...Eastbrook plus Horse and Rider 4H Club with Heather Linnehan

Coastal Caretaking & Downeast Rentals..Sullivan Robert Marshall-owner

Dave's Auto Repair...owners, Angle and Dave Sukeforth

Lynn Havsall...Science of the Winter Solstice

Morton Moo...Molly Henry owner.....costume character (cow)

Ricky Miles Auto...Hancock...Ricky Miles owner Mud truck

Frenchman's Bay Service Unit, Girl Scouts...Jennifer Ashmore

Auto Buff, new business Toy Box Customs( motorcycle parts,repair and customizing)

Ellsworth Rainbbow Girls

Fox 22 News, ABC 7

Church of Christ of Latter Day Saints...Ellsworth

Atlantic Building Equipment....Ellsworth

Calvary Chapel Church.....Trenton