This is the 55th year of the Christmas City of the North parade. That means for 55 years we've been hearing the "Christmas City" by Merv Griffin. Do you think you can do it better? Enter a special contest at

Below is a version played and sang by your favorite staff at Northland's News Center.

There is also a way for you to vote on your favorite float. According to, during the night of the parade they will upload photos of the Christmas City Parade floats. Then you will be asked to vote on their favorite float and the winner will receive a free entry in next year’s parade!

Can’t get the Christmas City theme song out of your head? Post your own version on the Official Christmas City Parade Facebook site!