25th Annual
Festival of Lights Parade

Saturday, December 5, 2015

Bring a Smile to a Child's Face during the Holiday Season
Parade Sponsorships available for 2016

2015 parade entry now closed

download map of parade route HERE

Our 2015 Trophy Winners
Marshal's Trophy (best overall entry)         ReMax Real Estate Professionals
Best Use of Lights, First Place   ColumBus Transit
Best Use of Lights, Second Place   Dorel Juvenile Group
Best Use of Lights, Third Place    BCSC ATTEND Program
Kiwanis Celebration of Diversity Award    U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club
& the American Legion Riders

Have a question or want to be placed on the contact list for 2016? Email Us

Santa Claus’ 2015 appearance in the parade is made possible by our



Evening Kiwanis, Columbus Indiana


official hotel of the parade

And our TERRIFIC Community Partner

QMIX Christmas Poster Contest Winner
and our 2015 Grand Marshall is

Emma Lowther -- Parkside Elementary, First Grade

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.

Make sure to follow the parade on FaceBook

We love your 2015 Feedback


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

Advantage One
Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce
City of Columbus
Tom Rayburn
Columbus Police Department
Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department
Studio Limelight Photography 
Angela Jackson Photography
Cummins Engine Company
Indiana Department of Transportation


Last Updated December 9, 2015