Start Time: 5:45p (rain or shine)
Location: Downtown Palm Springs, California
Theme: Celebrate the Holidays
Parade Route: One mile – The parade will start at the corner of S. Palm Canyon Drive and Ramon Road. It will proceed on S. Palm Canyon Drive to Tamarisk Road.
Anticipated Attendance: 80,000
Television Broadcast: Beginning this year, the parade will be broadcast live on KMIR, NBC affiliate for Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. The broadcast has the potential to reach the more than 350,000 residents of the area.
Parade entries: Participants are selected on their entertainment value, uniqueness, size, appearance, appeal to children and to a televison audience. We cannot guarantee TV time for all entries accepted to participate.
Join the cast of giant helium balloons, cartoon and storybook characters, guest celebrities, creative floats, specialty units, and marching bands!
Please read general parade guidelines. Respond early to be considered for placement in the parade.
Parade organizers will review applicants and notify you of acceptance by email.
For updated information on the parade, please visit our website at www.psfestivaloflights.com
Entry Deadline - October 1