Below are videos from the annual parades in Paducah: the Veterans Day Parade and the Christmas Parade (formerly called the Holiday Parade).
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2012 Christmas Parade: The City of Paducah 2012 Christmas Parade organized by the Parks Services Department was held December 1. It travels along Broadway from 14th to 2nd Streets. This year the weather was warm which brought a record number of onlookers to downtown Paducah. 50 minutes
2012 Veterans Day Parade: The Paducah Veterans Day Parade began at 2nd and Broadway with an opening ceremony to honor 2012 Distinguished Veteran Edward Leon Dodge, a former Paducah Fire Chief. The opening ceremony also recognized the winners of the Veterans Day essay contest. The parade had nearly three dozen entries. The parade was held November 12, 2012. Video is set to patriotic music. 18 minutes
2011 Christmas Parade: The 2011 Christmas Parade held December 3, 2011. The parade is emceed by Chuck Tate (Carson Center House Manager/Event Supervisor) and Tammy Thompson (WKCTC Public Relations Coordinator). 61 minutes
2011 Veterans Day Parade: The 2011 Veterans Day Parade held on November 11, 2011. The parade is emceed by Public Information Officer Pam Spencer and legendary local TV personality Sam Burrage. 28 minutes
2010 Christmas Parade: The 2010 Christmas Parade was held December 4 at 5:00 p.m. The Parade is hosted by Jessica Perkins of Paducah Renaissance Alliance and Fowler Black of the Paducah Convention and Visitors Bureau. 50 minutes
2010 Veterans Day Parade: The 2010 Veteran's Day Parade was held on November 11 at 11a.m. Vietnam Veteran Robert Burgess was the parade Grand Marshal. The parade was emceed by Sam Burrage and Tom Butler. 35 minutes
2009 Holiday Parade: Enjoy watching the 2009 Holiday Parade from Saturday, December 5. Gail Robinson-Butler and Chuck Tate emceed the parade. 1 hour; posted 12-10-09. This is a large file that will take a few minutes to open.
2008 Holiday Parade: Video from the December 6, 2008 Holiday Parade in downtown Paducah. Hosted by Tammy Thompson of WKCTC and Chuck Tate of the Carson Center. 47 minutes; posted 12-15-08. This is a large file that will take a few minutes to open.