Parade float winners for the 2014 Owensboro-Daviess County Christmas Parade are now listed. Float Contest Winners
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
Each year the parade committee selects a local person that embodies the heart, spirit, and openness of the Christmas season and gives them the honor of beginning the annual celebration by blowing the whistle that begins a celebration of true joy. Full Story
Lineup information and maps are now available for download. Check under “Lineup” menu on right for details.
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 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.
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
In cooperation with the city of Owensboro, this year’s parade will be smoke-free. There will be no smoking permitted along the parade route.
The first sponsorship package to sell out is the Candy Cane level. We still have 5 other packages to choose from, so pick one early to guarantee your choice. Remember there are only 62 days left before parade day! See our available sponsorship packages by going to Christmas Parade Sponsor Packages