Christmas Parade

Event Details

The 2023 Richmond Christmas Parade was on Friday, December 1st.

Stay tuned for more information about our 2023 Christmas programs on our social media: Facebook and Instagram @richmondkyparks!

Parade Application

Registration for this event is closed.

Interested in being added to our mailing list? Call (859) 623-8753 or email

Parade Route

Full parade can be viewed anywhere from Lancaster Avenue @ Park Drive to Main Street. Parade should arrive on Main Street by 7:00 PM. 

Parade Participants will be staged in Alumni Coliseum. Parade will leave Alumni Coliseum Parking Lot at approximately 6:35 PM. 

Parade Participants: Things to Know

  • Name of Entry (ex. Troop # girl/boy scout)
  • Your contact person & phone #
  • Park your car. Walk your child to their float. Please do not leave your vehicle unless you are in the parade.
  • Decorations need to be with the float as the float arrives. No extra cars on right side of AC lot. Park on left, walk to float on right. 
  • If you are leaving AC Parking Lot, please note that streets are closing at 6:15PM. 
  • Over 2,300 participants are in this parade, thank you for your patience as we are staging. 
  • Bathrooms are located in port-o-pots around the EKU Baseball Stadium & near the Bypass. 

Where to Watch? 

Facebook Live: @richmondkyparks                                                                       WBONTV: Official Broadcasting Partner | Channel 9.1, Spectrum 712, Facebook

Contact Information

For questions, please call (859) 623-8753 or email

2023 Award Winners

Recognizing our 2023 Richmond Christmas Parade                                      "Celebrating the Season" Awards!

  • Best Overall: Babcon
  • Best Business Float: Commonwealth Credit Union
  • Best Civic Float: Richmond House of Prayer
  • Judge's Choice: Surge
Commonwealth Credit Union
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