Christmas Parade


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Christmas Parade



The Chamber Christmas Parade is the Chamber's most anticipated event of the year! This event includes a Christmas tree lighting earlier in the evening, donated by Tahlequah Leadership Class 23, followed by a number of festive floats from members of the community. This parade is held the first Friday of December every year to kick off the holiday spirit, starting at Northeastern State University's University Center, down to Chickasaw.  


Christmas Parade 2023: Gingerbread Lane

The 2023 Christmas Parade Theme is Gingerbread Lane! The parade is scheduled for Friday, December 1st at 6:00 p.m. 

If you are interested in participating and having a float, please read over the attached rules and fill out the paper or online registration form below. You can deliver the form or mail it to our office. For additional questions or information, you can reach out at (918)-456-3742, or email us at


Parade Rules & Guidelines

Parade Application

Online Registration


Grand Marshal

The Grand Marshal is one of Tahlequah's community members that gets to lead the parade! Nominations are sent in each year, and the Chamber Christmas Parade Committee decides off those nominations who the Grand Marshal for that year will be! 

The committee has decided who the 2023 Grand Marshal is... stay tuned for the announcement! 

Previous Grand Marshals 

2022- Lane Cobb and Family

2021- Suzanne Myers

2020- First Responders/hospital workers (Reverse Parade)