Bands and businesses, churches and cheerleaders, and service organizations are invited to showcase your holiday spirit at the Lighted Christmas Parade, hosted by Victoria Parks and Recreation Department.

The parade will be December 1st and will take place through the streets in downtown Victoria rain or shine.  The Christmas Parade this year will start around 6.  An estimeated 20,000 people will watch entries travel along Main and Bridge Streets in downtown Victoria for the 2 hour parade.

Entries are not limited to Victoria though.  Every town and person is encouraged to participate as it will be a great time for all.  Applications for parade entries are being accepted until 5 on November 16th.

If you have any questions or would like more information about this years parade contact the Victoria Parks and Recreation Department by calling (361) 485-3200 or you can also get applications by going to