Parade of Lights
Saturday, December 21, 2013
The Downtown Tucson Partnership along with Presenting Sponsor Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital
proudly presents the 19th Annual Downtown Parade of Lights on Saturday, December 21, 2013!
Thank you to Carondelet St. Mary’s Hospital for sponsoring the 19th Annual Downtown Parade of Lights!
The Downtown Parade of Lights would like to thank KXCI for their generous support as the Presenting Media Sponsor!
Congratulations to the 2013 Parade of Lights Winners!
A Day Downtown
Enjoy the day downtown by visiting Santa Claus at the Historic Train Depot, shopping at new downtown retailers, or enjoying a treat from many of the downtown restaurants.
Don’t miss horse-drawn carriage tours with Santa Claus in Downtown Tucson! Click here for more information on one of the best holiday experiences with Santa!
Make sure to join us for Mayor Jonathan Rothschild’s Holiday Tree Lighting at Armory Park at 5:30pm, just before the parade! Enjoy tasty treats and holiday tunes as you take part in a Tucson tradition!
The 2013 staging for all entries is now available and can be downloaded here. Make sure to print both pages on legal size paper!
Download the Official 2013 Downtown Parade of Lights Entry Form.
The 2013 Parade of Lights will be taking place in historic Armory Park neighborhood. Entry staging takes place along the north and south sides of 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th Streets from 6th Avenue to 5th Avenue.
Sponsorship and Volunteers
Thank you to Wendy’s for sponsoring the Bright Horizon Award and Tierra Antigua Realty Downtown for sponsoring the Pioneer Award and Next Care Urgent Care for sponsoring the Holiday Spirit & Harmony Awards!
All entries are eligible to win cash prizes. Judging taking place at 5:30pm.
GENERAL EFFECT IN PRESENTATION:
The overall effective presentation of the float. Its presentation as it will appear on the parade route. Beauty and creativity.
The craftsmanship in the float creation. Detail in design and creation of float objects with the effective use of colors and materials.
The creativity in the use of lights.
The creativeness and originality in the float design concept.