2015 Parade Announcement

The date of the 2015 Owensboro Christmas Parade will be Saturday, November 21, 2015.

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

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

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