Christmas Parade

Where: Main Street in Gatesville Texas

Christmas Parade

Let's Celebrate the 2018 Christmas Season with the Annual Gatesville Christmas Parade!

The holiday season is here and it's time to celebrate with the Annual Gatesville Christmas Parade, sponsored by the Gatesville Chamber of Commerce.  Presenting "The Grinch" themed Christmas decorations on festive floats, with marching units, music, and overall great family fun - this event is the perfect way to start celebrating this holiday season.

The Parade will be held on Saturday 8 December 2018 at 10 am.  Bring family and friends to this heart-warming holiday celebration!

Completed entry form and *entry fee must be received at the Chamber of Commerce office in The Cotton Belt Depot Visitors Center, 2307 S. Hwy 36.  Lineup posted by 5 pm on Thursday Dec 6, 2018 on the Depot doors, Facebook, and

Judged entries and participants line up by 8 am, non-judged entries and participants line up by 9 am.


  1. All entries will be lined up on N. 14th Street and west on Saunders Street behind H-E-B. 
  2. The Parade will end on Lovers Lane at Marshall Street.
  3. No candy or other items may be thrown from a vehicle or float.  Candy may ONLY be thrown by walkers. 
  4. Judging Divisions will be assigned by the parade committee:  Division I-Non-Profit, Division II-Big Business (50+ employees), Division III-Small Business (1-49 employees)

Download the 2018 Christmas Parade Entry Form

Download the 2018 Christmas Parade Route