The World Chicken Festival Grand Parade is held on Saturday at 10:00am during the festival. Grand Parade festivities begins on Main Street in beautiful downtown London, Kentucky. Grand Parade contestants are judged and awarded in the following categories: business; civic-club-organization; religious organization; youth club-organization; and most creative. Awards are presented Saturday night on the Stage of Stars on Broad Street.

The grand parade organizes and begins at 17th and Main Streets, just north of the festival, and ends at Carnaby Square Shopping Center, just south of the festival. In the event of bad weather, officials may delay startup one hour, or cancel without rescheduling. Radio stations will make announcements as well as festival committee over public address system on Main Street. Should weather cancel Saturday’s parade, it will be re-scheduled for Sunday at 2:00 p.m.

The parade theme for 2016 is Community Pride!

How to Enter the Parade

The application package below includes the parade entry form and the official rules for entry. You must agree to the World Chicken Festival Parade Rules and Regulations when you submit your entry form!

Click here to download the 2016 parade application packet (PDF)

If you have any questions about the Grand Parade festivities, or would like to participate, you may call 606-878-6900 or 606-344-1748

2016 World Chicken Festival Parade Grand Marshall