2015 Parade Information
The 2015 City of Paducah Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, December 5 in downtown Paducah. The parade begins at 5 p.m. at 14th and Broadway and travels down Broadway until it turns at 2nd Street and disbands at Madison Street. Music and lights are required on all parade entries. Santa Claus will make a special appearance at the end of the parade on the official Santa float.
The theme of the 2015 Christmas Parade is Christmas in the U.S.A. - A red, white, and blue Christmas.
Be sure to either take part or watch the Ugly Christmas Sweater Fun Run at 4:30 p.m. as runners and walkers go down Broadway wearing their ugliest Christmas sweater.
The deadline to enter a float is Friday, November 13 at 5 p.m. Late entries will incur a $25 penalty fee. Entries will not be accepted after November 20. Parade Entry Form and Information Packet >>
Parade entries will marshal on Broadway between 13th and Fountain Avenue, on Fountain Avenue between Broadway and Jefferson, and on Jefferson between 13th and Fountain Avenue. Streets will be closed in the staging area beginning at 3 p.m. on December 5. Streets along the parade route will close at 4 p.m. The Parks Services Department also asks the public to refrain from parking in the parade preparation area from 3 to 6 p.m. to help limit the congestion of vehicles and floats.
Parade participants will be given their parade packets, numbers, and line up information at a mandatory parade meeting on Tuesday, November 24 at 5:30 p.m. Any questions can be discussed at this time. All participants should send a representative to pick up their packet at this meeting.
For more information about the Christmas Parade and Paducah Parks Services, call 270-444-8508.
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