Noblesville To Host Annual Christmas Parade On December 1


Christmas Parade

Mayor John Ditslear has announced that this year’s traditional Christmas parade will be held on December 1, the Sunday following Thanksgiving. The 41st Annual Christmas Parade will begin at 2 p.m.

“With Thanksgiving being later in November, we will make sure December starts off festive and jolly with a great parade. I look forward to seeing all of our participants and spectators out kicking off the holiday season in Noblesville,” Ditslear said.

The parade starts at 16th and Harrison streets and will travel south on 16th Street to Logan Street, west on Logan to Ninth Street, north on Ninth to Monument Street, and east on Monument to 16th Street where it will end. The last entry in the parade will be Santa Claus himself, making his debut for the season.

Early bird registration is $10 per entry and will be accepted until Friday, November 8. Regular registration is $20 per entry and will be accepted through Tuesday, November 26. The city is waiving the entry fee to all nonprofits organizations that want to participate. Please make checks payable to Noblesville Christmas Parade. Completed forms may be mailed with payment to Noblesville Christmas Parade Coordinator, Noblesville City Hall, 16 South 10th Street, Noblesville, IN  46060. Forms also may be e-mailed to

Check-in will take place starting at 12:30 p.m. on Dec. 1. Participants are asked to enter the parking lot by turning onto North 17th Street from Conner and make the bend to the left on Wayne Street (one way west). This is the only entry point for the parade route. Volunteers will be onsite to help stage vehicles to exit the parking lot’s North Entrance.

For questions or more information, contact Robert Herrington at 317-776-6367 or

The 2019 Christmas Parade entry form is available here.