Parade of Lights Registration

Parade of Lights Registration


Register to participate in the 2019 Parade of Lights. Got the perfect idea for a brilliant holiday float? Register today!

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2019 Theme: Winter Wonderland

Please join us on Saturday, December 14th. The parade starts at 6pm!

The Parade of Lights is a holiday event put on by the Downtown Oroville Business Improvement District (aka ODBA). All proceeds go to the marketing and coordination of the event. This year we have increased the registration fee by $5 in order to support our local LP/O Marching Band. 100% of this fee increase will go directly to help pay for their trip to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York!

Note to all Registrants:

The entry fee is $30 (with $5 going to support the LP/O Marching Band).
The entry deadline is Sunday, December 8th.
Late registration after this deadline is still possible until Wednesday, December 11th at 5pm. The late entry fee is $45.

All inquiries, questions, and correspondence should be sent to

Participant Instructions (PLEASE READ CAREFULLY):

Check in: Open from 3pm to 5:15pm. No one can check in after 5:15pm.
All Parade participants must be ready to roll at 5:45pm!

Marching Bands: Drop off and staging is on Stafford St between Lincoln and Huntoon

Floats and Cars: Staging will be along the Feather River Levee. Enter on Oliver Street off of Montgomery. You will be notified of your check-in time as the parade gets closer. NOTE: Vehicle drivers must be at least 16 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.

Child Safety: If your child is participating in the Parade, please park in Parking Lot at Myers and Montgomery and walk your child up Myers Street to the float they are participating in. Do not drop off unsupervised children on the levee Do not leave children unattended at any time. If you are dropping a child off to participate in the parade, you must stay with them or leave them with a responsible adult.
If you choose to distribute candy, please do so with a walker only. There will be no throwing of candy from entries allowed!

Participation ribbons will be given as you check in. Trophies are determined by the judges. Winning entries will be announced on Downtown Oroville Website and Facebook Page later that evening. Trophy pick up TBD. Categories are: Best in Show, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd runners up.

Thank you for being a part of Oroville’s Annual Parade of Lights. Have Fun, enjoy the parade, and have a great holiday season!

Don’t do digital? If you are looking for the old-school printable form, please contact us via email at

Event Details

Date: December 14, 2019

Start time: 18:00

End time: 21:00

Venue: Downtown Oroville