Celebration of Lights Parade

Winterfest Celebration of Lights Parade

More than 85,000 spectators attend the annual WinterFest Celebration of Lights Parade in downtown El Paso that coupled with the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony is the largest single event in downtown El Paso. This year’s event date is Sunday, November 18, 2018 with the parade starting at 5:55 p.m.

Parade Registration

Please read all three steps before beginning the registration.

Step 1

The parade registration requires each Participant, Walker, Float Rider, to submit a liability form by the deadline of November 13, 2018 or your entry in the Winterfest Celebration of Lights Parade will not be allowed to participate.

Download the liability form

Step 2

Fill out the registration packet. 

Fill out online
(Liability forms can be attached as one master pdf to the online form, emailed to Grace Faulkner at FaulknerGR@elpasotexas.gov, or brought to any of the mandatory orientation meetings.)

Print Registration Packet

Step 3

Submit the registration packet and/or liability forms with one of the available 3 options:

  1. If filling out the registration packet online, you may scan and combine all liability forms into one pdf and attach it to the online form. Alternatively, you can follow one of the other options below.
  2. Packet and/or Forms can be e-mailed to Grace Faulkner at FaulknerGR@elpasotexas.gov
  3. Bring the packet and/or forms in person weekdays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Grandview Senior Center, 3134 Jefferson Ave. 

Payment can be made over the phone by calling (915) 566-1217 or in person once the application has been approved.