Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade, also known as the Carolinas' Thanksgiving Day
Parade, has been a regional tradition since 1947. In 2012, the parade celebrates its 65th anniversary! This important community
event has been able to continue only through the continued, loyal support of
our generous partners and benefactors.
many levels and types of partnerships – all are important to the production
of the parade and the scholarship programs offered by the parade’s parent
organization, the Carolinas’ Carrousel, Inc. If you would like to consider
becoming a sponsor, please review our
Partnership Package. We hope you'll join us in this important and
Here are some of the ways you can help:
Showcase your company or organization on a professionally-built float. We can arrange to provide a float for your use in the parade and we also encourage you to enter a custom-built float in the parade. Contact Carrousel if you need a resource for designing and building your float, or work with your own designer/fabricators (design must be pre-approved by Carrousel prior to the parade). There
are many partnership levels to fit your budget. The parade is viewed by
hundreds of thousands of people in the area – a valuable audience for your
Do you have a product or service that would support the efforts of the
Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade and/or the Carolinas’ Carrousel Scholarship
Program and its Carrousel Scholarship Program? We need printing/copy services,
signage, golf carts, two-way radios, audio-video support, catering, and many
other products or services at the parade and pageant and throughout the
months leading up to the events in November. Your generous support will be
acknowledged in all of our printed materials and during the televised
broadcast of the parade.
Donations to Carolinas’ Carrousel
Non-restricted contributions will always be the lifeblood of a non-profit
charitable organization. As an individual and/or company interested in the
quality of life in our community, you can join in helping ensure the
continued success of the Carolinas’ Carrousel, Inc. and its activities,
including the Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade and Carrousel Scholarship Program, by making a tax-deductible
donation. Click on "Donate Now" (above) to make your contribution.
Carolinas' Carrousel has tax-exempt charitable status under Section 501
(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donors may therefore take a deduction
as a charitable contribution as provided in Section 170 of the IRS Code.
additional partnership information please contact
the parade office.