Accepting Entry Applications for 2016 Christmas Parade

Release Date:  September 15, 2016

The Paducah Parks Services Department is accepting entry applications for the 2016 Christmas Parade.  The Christmas Parade will be Saturday, December 3 at 5 p.m. in downtown Paducah.  The parade follows Broadway starting at 14th Street and ending at 2nd and Monroe where it will disband.  An Ugly Christmas Sweater and Crazy Socks Fun Run will be held on the parade route at 4:30 p.m.  The cost for the fun run is $5. 

The theme for the 2016 Christmas Parade is “Pictures of Paducah at Christmastime” with music and lighting required for all entries.  The deadline to submit an entry application at no charge is Thursday, November 10 at 5 p.m.  All entries received after 5 p.m. on November 10 will be subject to a $25 late fee.  Entries will not be accepted after 5 p.m. on November 18. 

Entry Form and Parade Rules >>

The parade entries will be eligible for the judging contest which begins at 4 p.m. on December 3.  Categories include themed float, non-float, religious float, school float, drill/dance teams, and bands.  Prizes will be awarded to the winning entries at the December 6 meeting of the Paducah Board of Commissioners.

For more information about the Christmas Parade and Paducah Parks Services, visit the Parks Services Department at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive, visit the website, or call 270-444-8508.