2014 Parade Announcement

The date of the 2014 Owensboro Christmas Parade will be Saturday, November 22, 2014.

The theme for this year’s parade is “Christmas Miracles”.

Kids Can Write a Letter to Santa

Our downloads page includes a template you can print and write a letter to Santa.  Santa’s helpers will collect the letters at the parade and get them to Santa himself.  We also have a fun Christmas word search for kids that you can print out.  Go to our downloads page by clicking Downloads

Aaron Kizer 2013 Honorary Grand Marshal

aaron_kizerWe are happy to announce Aaron Kizer as this year’s Honorary Grand Marshal.  He is a speed painter from Owensboro known for completing potraits in just minutes.  His painting is a performance that is fascinating to watch.

Jenny Beth Willis Named 2013 Grand Marshal

jenny_beth_willisThis year we are proud to announce that Owensboro’s very own Jenny Beth Willis has been named Grand Marshal.  At just 18 years old, Jenny Beth recently made it to the Top 40 finalists for the 2013 season of the hit TV show American Idol out of the tens of thousands that auditioned.  Jenny Beth tried out for the show over a period of four months, which included auditions in both Hollywood and Las Vegas.  We are very proud of Jenny Beth and enjoyed watching one of our very own on national television.   Full Story

Twitter is Now Up!

Everyone check out our Twitter account!  Be sure to follow us at @OWBparade for all the latest updates and announcements!

Keep them coming!

Just a reminder, we are now accepting parade entry and vendor applications for this year’s parade.  The parade will be held on November 23.  The theme is “It’s All About The Child”

Entry Application Process opens Up August 1st!

Beginning August 1, participants can enter in to be a part of this year’s parade.  Be sure to read and understand all the FAQs, rules & regulations listed on our website.  Also follow us on FB for all the latest news and announcements!

Vendor Applications are now being accepted!

We are excited to announce we are now accepting applications for vendors who would like to be a part of this year’s 2013 Christmas Parade.  Follow the link on the left side of the page to submit your application.  Once your entry is submitted and payment received, you will receive notification of acceptance.  Just because you apply and pay your fee, does not necessarily mean you will be a part of this year’s parade.  If for some reason, your application is rejected and you are unable to participate your entry fee will be refunded in its entirety.  For the latest updates and news, follow us on Facebook and this website!