58th Annual Los Gatos
Children's Christmas/Holidays Parade

SATURDAY, December 6, 2014 - 11:00 A.M. Rain or Shine!

The Annual Los Gatos Children's Christmas/Holidays Parade is sponsored by the Los Gatos Lions Club & LGS Recreation, in cooperation with the Town of Los Gatos and Los Gatos High School.


  • Complete and Submit the online Registration Form
  • Read and Comply with Parade Hold Harmless Agreement
  • If a Commercial Entry, commercial entry fee of $50 MUST be submitted with check payable to "Los Gatos Christmas Foundation," credit or debit cars are not accepted.
  • Read and Comply with Parade Policies and Procedures
  • If you would like to be judged, read and comply with the Band or Equestrian Judging/Awards

Parade Hold Harmless Agreement, Commercial Entry Fee, Parade Policies and Procedures, and Band or Equestrian Judging/Awards forms MUST be signed and submitted to the LGS Recreation office at:
123 E. Main Street, Los Gatos, CA 95030.

Once your registration is confirmed, you will receive:

  • Your Entry Number Assignment -
    • Entry Number Assignments/Parade Line-Up will be posted on this website, date TBA.
  • Parade Day Special Instructions
  • Additional Parade Information, Maps, etc. posted below

Be sure to check back for additional details.


Entry Deadline: Friday, October 17, 2014 by 4:00 P.M.
Entries recieved after the deadline will be put on a waiting list and accommodated only if there is a cancellation.

Want to be in the parade but don't have a group?
Join the LGS Recreation Entry! In addition to being a cosponsor, LGS Recreation also has an entry in the parade and we invite any child who wishes to dress in costume and march in the parade to join us! To register as part of the LGS Recreation entry, call LGS Recreation for information. A parent or adult guardian must walk with their child(ren) in the Parade.


General Information

  • 2014 FAQs Coming Soon!
  • 2014 Policies & Procedures Coming Soon!
  • 2014 Judging/Awards Coming Soon!


  • 2014 Parade Map Coming Soon!
  • 2014 Street Closures Coming Soon!


  • 2014 Parade Day Special Instructions Coming Soon!
    • General
    • School Bands
    • Equestrian


Grand Marshal Nomination Deadline: TBA
Do you know someone who has actively volunteered with youth activities in the Los Gatos community you think is deserving of special recognition?  If so, have you considered nominating them for Grand Marshal of the Los Gatos Children's Christmas/Holidays Parade?  This would be a great way of showing community appreciation for their volunteer efforts with the youth of our community!


If you have questions about the Parade that have not been answered above, please email your question to Parade@lgsrecreation.org or call LGS Recreation at 408-354-8700

If you need to cancel your entry in the Parade,
please email: parade@lgsrecreation.org.



Santa Salutes
Every year Santa has found time to
join us as a special guest

Host Band
Los Gatos High School
Wildcats Marching Band

Santa Clara County Fire Department's Honor Guard
The Honor Guard represents the dedication, pride and
honor of the Fire Service

Lark Avenue Classic Car Wash
9 foot tall aluminum duck

Billy Jones Wildcat Railroad
Each year we enjoy the variety of participants who join our parade!