2013 Parade Information
The 2013 City of Paducah Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, December 14 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 Monroe Street. “The Magic of Christmas” is the theme for this year’s parade with music and lights required on all entries. Santa Claus will make a special appearance at the end of the parade on the official Santa float.
Parade entries will marshal on Broadway between 14th and 17th Streets, on Fountain Avenue between Broadway and Jefferson, and on Jefferson between 13th and 17th Streets. Streets will be closed in the staging area beginning at 3 p.m. on December 7. Streets along the parade route will close at 4:30 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.
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Parade participants will be able to pick up their parade information packets on Tuesday, November 26 at the Parks Services offices beginning at 5:30 p.m. Participants will be given their parade packets, numbers, and line up information. Any questions can be discussed at this time. All participants should send a representative to pick up their packet at this meeting.
The deadline to enter a float is Friday, November 15 at 5 p.m. Late entries will incur a $25 fee and will not be accepted after November 22 at 5 p.m.
For more information about the Christmas Parade and Paducah Parks Services, call 444-8508.