SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2019 @ 6PM
LINEUP: 4:30PM – 5:30PM / CLINTON STREET, AT HIGH CLOSES AT 4:30PM
PARADE ROUTE: HIGH STREET, WEST MAIN STREET, AND CAPITAL AVENUE WILL CLOSE AT 5:30PM –NO PARKING ON ROUTE STEP-OFF: 6PM
• Lineup is first come, first serve from 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Clinton Street behind the old state office building. Must be Pre-Registered
• Parade entries will check-in on Holmes Street at Regan Street. No public vehicles will be admitted.
• Public parking is available in old state office building parking lot (entrance at corner of Holmes/Mero).
ROUTE: Parade will step off onto High Street to Main to Capital Avenue and end at the Capitol building.
• Entries will disband at West State Street toward Shelby Street. Vehicles may return downtown via the Singing Bridge (MAX 3 ton limit) and floats/large trucks may use Taylor Avenue.
STATE CAPITOL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING: AT APPROXIMATELY 7:30PM (END OF PARADE)
This year Passport Radio and the Commonwealth are teaming up together to bring back a loved and missed tradition! We will be joining forces with the Annual Frankfort Christmas Parade; we will be ending the parade with the lighting of the Governor’s Christmas Tree. The parade will step-off at 6 p.m. The route will be High Street to Main to Capital Avenue; where it will at the Capitol Circle. The tree lighting will immediately follow the parade.
Governor Bevin and Governor Elect Beshear will both be in attendance to light the tree.
Come light up the night and usher in the holiday season on the front steps of the Kentucky State Capitol with a timeless Kentucky Christmas tradition: the Governor’s Christmas Tree Lighting!
Enjoy complimentary hot chocolate and cookies provided by the Kentucky Department of Parks.
Following the tree lighting ceremony, everyone is invited to walk over to the Governor’s Mansion to see the beautiful holiday decorations and meet Santa Claus!