Participants can now enter to be a part of this year’s parade – just follow link on right for parade applications. Be sure to read and understand all the FAQs, rules and regulations listed on our website. For the latest updates and news, join us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!
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!
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”.
Parade float winners for the 2015 Owensboro-Daviess County Christmas Parade are now posted. Float Contest Winners
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.
Be sure to follow us on Twitter @OWBparade to get the latest information on the parade. We will use Twitter to make any announcements on parade day.
Application fees for nonprofit entries are $75 and commercial entries are $200. No applications will be accepted after November 14, 2015.
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
This year’s parade route has been announced. Click Here or go to menu listing on right side of page.