The Downtown Tucson Partnership is now accepting applications for entries into the 16th annual Downtown Parade of Lights, to be held Saturday, Dec. 18.

“We encourage everyone to participate in this favorite local holiday tradition,” a release said. “Whether you are part of a company, community organization or just want to enter by yourself, all are invited to take part in this festive community event.”

There are seven prizes for entries, including a $500 prize for best overall entry, and other prizes of $250 each.

Floats, vehicles, walkers and musical groups are welcome. Entry forms are available at DowntownTucson.com. Applications must be received by Dec. 1. Application fees are $25-$150, depending on the size and category of entry.

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