Vendor Applications 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 parade. Follow the link on the right side of the page to submit your application. Once your entry is submitted and payment received, you should receive notification of acceptance. 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, join us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!

2016 Parade Announcement

The date of the 2016 Owensboro Christmas Parade will be Saturday, November 19, 2016.

The theme for this year’s parade is “Home for the Holidays”.

Myla Dennis Named Official Parade Starter

The 2015 Official Parade Starter will be Myla Dennis of the Maximilian Montessori Academy. She is 9 years old and is in 3rd grade. Her favorite subject in school is Reading. She loves drawing and painting. Another hobby she enjoys is gymnastics! She is a vibrant young lady who loves the Maximilian Montessori Academy (MMA) which is a private school, founded in 1988, which serves Owensboro and the surrounding area.

Parade Lineup Now Available

The lineup for the 2015 Owensboro-Daviess County Parade is now available by Clicking Here or going to Lineup Info listed on right.  Please visit the Sponsors page to see a list of this year’s parade sponsors – without their support this parade may not be possible.

Carson Kressley to accompany Grand Marshal Henderson

carson_kressleyEmmy-winning television star, celebrity stylist and fashion designer Carson Kressley will join us at this year’s parade to support Grand Marshal Florence Henderson. Kressley was most recently a “fan-favorite” on ABC’s world-wide hit, Dancing With The Stars and recently headlined as the host of Dancing With the Stars Live in Las Vegas.

Kressley is a New York Times best-selling author with three books to his credit. When Kressley is not starring on stage or screen, he can be found astride one of his American Saddlebred show horses, with which he has achieved World Champion status. His passion for horses brings him to the tri-state repeatedly to ride at the world-famous DeLovely Farms Equestrian Training Center based across the river in Rockport, Indiana.