Parker's Christmas Carriage Parade is Saturday, December 14

December 11, 2019

Parker Christmas Carriage Parade
Saturday, December 14, 2019

Activities: 10:00 AM–3:00 PM
Parade: 12:00 PM

Purchase a North Pole Pass for your kids!

Experience that holiday feeling in the air at the Parker Christmas Carriage Parade on Saturday, December 14 at noon. This all-equestrian parade is made up of dozens of horse-drawn carriages, wagons, surreys, and stagecoaches from across Colorado, all dressed up for the occasion. Eventgoers will also enjoy a holiday Farmers Market.

The Town hosted photo opportunity with Santa will now be part of the North Pole Pass Experience, which requires pre-purchase. (Parents, bring your own camera as there will not be a professional photographer onsite!)

 New for 2019: North Pole Pass
ALMOST SOLD OUT! Purchase yours today! 

The NEW North Pole pass will create a day of holiday memories for kids ages 2-10! Passes are $20 for Parker residents and $23 for non-residents. Only a few tickets left! Purchase yours online today (under 2 included with the purchase of a sibling pass).

With this pass, kids will not only be able to share their Christmas wish list with Santa and Mrs. Claus but will hear a story read by Jolly Ole St. Nick himself. They will also walk away with an autographed (by Santa right in front of their eyes) storybook.

Your North Pole Pass registration will also include:

  • Petting Zoo: Unlimited anytime from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (Value: $4)
  • Ice Skating at the Parker Ice Trail at Discovery Park: Anytime from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Skates included with the North Pole Pass; parents must pay to skate. (Value: $10) 
  • One hour reserved session at the North Pole (Inside Douglas County Libraries in Event Rooms A and B) 
    • 30 minutes inside Santa’s Workshop (Event Room A)
      • Activities and magic with one of Santa’s elves inside Santa’s Workshop 
      • Crafts courtesy of Cross Family Church 
      • Milk and cookies in Santa’s Workshop Room courtesy of Cross Family Church
    • 30 minute Storytime and with meet and greet with Santa (Event Room B)
      • Storytime with Santa 
      • Christmas book to take home that you can ask Santa to autograph (courtesy of DC Libraries) 
      • Informal picture with Santa (parents bring your cameras)

Due to staging and parade route needs, downtown Parker will have several street closures. View the downloadable parade route and street closure map to help you plan.