Interested in entering the parade? See our guidelines here and fill out the application below.

Click HERE to print out a paper application.

2019 Christmas Parade Application

If needed, 1 hotel room for entries traveling over 50 miles will be provided by the parade organization. You may book additional rooms at the parade rate by calling Holiday Inn Express at (785) 749-7555.

Call us with questions: (785) 856-4437 Remember that all participants must park and unload at the Douglas County Fairgrounds and assemble for departure by 10:00 AM Saturday morning.

If not previously submitted, we would like a photograph of your entry. Our theme is authentic horse drawn vehicles decorated for Christmas. Riding group entries must have a minimum of 6 riders with appropriate theme attire. A complete list of entry requirements is available on our application page. If you have questions, please leave a message at (785) 856-4437 and I will get back to you as soon as possible.

I look forward to seeing you!

Elaine VanDeventer
Director, Lawrence Old Fashioned Christmas Parade
718 New Hampshire
Lawrence, KS 66044