57th Annual Los Gatos
Children's Christmas/Holidays Parade

SATURDAY, December 7, 2013 - 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.

2013 Parade Award Winners List

For a list of this year's School Band and Equestrian winners, please click here



  • Complete and Submit an Entry Form
  • Read and Comply with Parade Policies and Procedures
  • Receive your Entry Number Assignment -
    • Entry Number Assignments/Parade Line-Up will be posted on this website by Friday, November 22, 2013.
  • Read & Comply with the Parade Day Special Instructions
  • Review Additional Parade Information posted below


Entry Deadline: Friday, October 18, 2013 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. **Information may be typed into the form, then the form printed out and the "Hold Harmless Agreement" signed, before submitting the form**

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


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Grand Marshal Nomination Deadline: Friday, November 1, 2013

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!