The Parker Christmas Carriage Parade is a valued tradition held annually in downtown Parker in celebration of the holiday season. The Town of Parker, Xfinity and the Colorado Driving Society present this exciting event on the second Saturday of December each year and the parade is free to attend.
Join the Parade
Be more than a spectator this year and enter the parade! Individuals, businesses and organizations are encouraged to enter the parade. It is a wonderful opportunity to gain exposure.Commercial entries are $100 and may display advertising for their business on their hired carriage or horse group. The parade is open to equestrian and marching band entries only, no motorized vehicles. There will be no entry fee charged for private entries that do not charge for their services and do not display any type of advertising, other than for a not-for-profit group. Parade space is limited and all entries will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. All applications are due by Nov. 18. Click here to view the 2016 Parade Application.
Come and experience that holiday feeling in the air and enjoy this all-equestrian parade made up of dozens of horse-drawn carriages, wagons, surreys and stagecoaches from across Colorado, all dressed up for the occasion. With a different theme each year, the parade continues to grow in size and is a staple event for Parker.
Event-goers also enjoy a holiday farmer's market, a petting zoo and pony rides and ice sculpting in O'Brien Park.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be sitting for pictures again this year in a NEW LOCATION after the parade - the new Douglas County Library at Parker. Pictures with Santa will be $5, cash only after the parade from 1 to 3 p.m. 20105 Mainstreet, Parker Co 80138
Limited Handicap-Accessible parking for the parade will be available at the Schoolhouse at Mainstreet , 19650 E. Mainstreet.