The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 66th annual Winter Park “Ye Olde Hometown” Christmas Parade. The event has been held each December for more than 60 years, making it the oldest continuous holiday parade in Central Florida.
Each year the parade travels down Park Avenue, starting at Cole Avenue and proceeding south, ending at Lyman Avenue. More than 80 organizations participate including marching bands, local police and fire departments, scouting groups, local dignitaries and, of course, Santa Claus.
August 10 - Applications open to Chamber members
August 31 - Applications open to general public
September 28 - Applications close
October 26 - Accepted applicants notified
November 9 - All entry payments due
November 30 - Mandatory meeting for all parade participant representatives