24th Annual
Festival of Lights Parade

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Bring a Smile to a Child's Face during the Holiday Season

2015 parade guidelines and policies available August 2015

download map of parade route here

Congratulations to the 2014 trophy winners
Marshal's Trophy (best overall entry)         East Columbus Independent Fire Department
Best Use of Lights, First Place   Cummins CEP Light Duty Diesel Plant
Best Use of Lights, Second Place   BCSC ATTEND Program
Best Use of Lights, Third Place    American Cancer Society, Relay for Life Columbus
Kiwanis Celebration of Diversity Award    Westside Community Church

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Thank you to our 2014 parade sponsors

Santa Claus’ appearance in the parade is made possible by our


Evening Kiwanis, Columbus Indiana






And our TERRIFIC Community Partner

QMIX has selected their 2014 Christmas Poster Contest winner!
Congratulations to
Will Howe
first grader at Southside Elementary School
Will also will be the 2014 Parade Grand Marshal as a part of his prize package
Listen to QMIX 107.3 for more information

Immediately following the parade, be sure to stay downtown, stroll toward Columbus City Hall and celebrate
the spirit of the season with fireworks choreographed to all your favorite Christmas songs.
QMIX 107.3 presents the Christmas Musical Fireworks as their gift to the community.

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The Festival of Lights Parade Committee also would like to thank the
following organizations and businesses for their support of the parade

City of Columbus
Tom Rayburn
Columbus Police Department
Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department
Northview Church
Studio Limelight Photography 
Angela Jackson Photography
Indiana Department of Transportation