Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014 Encinitas Holiday Parade, which will take place on Dec. 6 at 5:30 p.m. This year’s theme, “Droppin’ in for the Holidays”, celebrates Encinitas’ reputation as a mecca in the action sports community and kicks off the holiday season in 92024. The parade will travel south along South Coast Highway 101 beginning at the corner of D St. and finishing at J St. Almost 100 entries are expected to enter the parade. Entry packets can be picked up at the City of Encinitas Civic Center’s main lobby counter and at www.encinitasparksandrec.com.