theme for the 2019 Batesville Christmas Parade will be A Cinematic Christmas.
“From the Grinch to Uncle Eddie, Buddy the Elf to fragile Leg Lamps, our
community will surely have a blast celebrating their favorite Christmas
movies,” continued Downing.
Line-up will begin at 4:00 p.m. at the Town Plaza
Shopping Center (on Main Street, across from Centennial Bank). The parade will
begin at 6:00 p.m. Participants who are entering a float are encouraged to
arrive by 4:00 p.m. Parade entry forms will be accessible on the event’s
The Batesville Kiwanis Club kindly asks everyone to
not incorporate Santa Claus in their entries since the real Santa Claus will be
riding at the end of the parade.
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place parade float winners will be announced Tuesday,
December 10, 2019. Categories to be judged are: Commercial &
Non-Profit/Civic Organization. All winners will be notified. All judges’
decisions will be fair, impartial and final. The Kiwanis Club of Batesville assumes
no responsibility for injury before, during, or after the parade.