A Parker Holiday Favorite Dec. 12, 2015 at Noon
The Parker Christmas Carriage Parade is a valued tradition held annually in downtown Parker in celebration of the holiday season. The Town of Parker and the Colorado Driving Society present this exciting event on the second Saturday of December each year and the parade is free to attend. This year's parade theme is "A Storybook Christmas."
Activities 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.
Spectators can also come early and stay after the parade to take in the holiday excitement as event-goers enjoy holiday ice sculpting sponsored by Huntington Learning Center and Kneaders Bakery & Café and a petting zoo and pony rides sponsored by Swingle Lawn and Tree Landscape Care and Westerra Credit Union from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Home for the Holidays Winter Market will also be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and of course, pictures with Santa are $5, cash only, sponsored by Authentic Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.! Limited Handicap-Accessible parking will be available at the Schoolhouse at Mainstreet, 19650 E. Mainstreet.
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. 20. Click here to view the 2015 Parade Application.
Sponsorship Looking for a unique and powerful way to market your business or organization while showing the Parker community your holiday cheer? Consider becoming a 2015 Christmas Carriage Parade Sponsor. Click here to view the 2015 Holiday Sponsorship Opportunities. Contact Us For additional event details or information on sponsorship, please email us or call 303.805.3253.