Christmas Parade

Event Details2022 Christmas Parade

Join us for our Christmas Parade this year in Downtown Richmond on Friday, December 2nd, 2022 at 7:00 PM.  Stop by and see if you can spot the Big Man in Red in our parade!

Our 2022 theme is "A Magical Christmas"!

Parade Application

Parade Applications will be available the first Monday in October.

Interested in being added to our vendor 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 7:00PM. 

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

Parade Participants Things to Know

  • Name of Entry (ex. Troop # girl/boy scout)Edge of Darkness- Black Hat Award 2021
  • 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