Parade Entry Applications Closed

Parade entry applications have now been closed for the season.  With less than a week from parade day we will now work on the parade lineup and maps.  Please look for those to be posted by Wednesday, November 19th.

Early Bird Application Deadline Extended

Early bird parade applications have been extended thru November 8, 2014.  Application fees for a nonprofit entry will go from $35 to $75 and commercial entries will go from $100 to $200 after November 8th.  No applications will be accepted after November 15, 2014.

Diane Earle Named 2014 Grand Marshal

Each year the parade committee spends countless hours sifting through nominations and suggestions for its Grand Marshal.  We look for someone who has “put Owensboro on the map” in a positive way, or someone who has made a contribution to our great community.  This year, we are proud to announce that our very own Diane Earle has been named Grand Marshal.   Full Story

Budweiser Clydesdales to Appear

The world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales are scheduled to appear in our 2014 Christmas Parade!  The Owensboro Christmas Parade Committee and the Evansville Christmas on North Main Parade Committiee along with Working Distributors and Budweiser are pleased to announce the eight-horse hitch will be harnessed and hitched to the famous red wagon for the parade along 2nd street on Saturday, November 22nd at 4:30pm.

Introducing Your 2014 Honorary Grand Marshals

Owensboro’s very own Miss Teen Kentucky United States Bayli Boling and Miss Jr. Teen Kentucky United States Alexandra Watts!  Both of these beautiful young ladies call Owensboro home and were recently crowned with their titles.  They will travel over the course of the next year attending various events, speaking engagements, mentoring youth, and representing Owensboro well.  We are very proud of them and their accomplishments.  Full Story