The XTO Energy Parade of Lights is dedicated to preserving a top quality community parade with thousands of lights and a tremendous entertainment value, and there are several ways YOU can participate in Texas’ top holiday parade! We are currently accepting applications.

  • Enter a Unit – Applications are no longer being accepted for this year’s parade. The deadline for entry was October 14.  Thank you for your interest and check back next year in July when we open applications for 2017!
  • Purchase seats for your entire family, or purchase a block of seats and celebrate the holidays Downtown with employees, clients or other guests. Seats are now on sale, and are selling quickly!  Click here to go to our Street Seats page
  • Volunteer!  The parade and our afternoon activities wouldn’t happen without our hundreds of dedicated volunteers, needed to walk in the parade, help with staging…and more!  Our online signup form is now available.

We are focused more than ever on the quality of our entries.  Thousands of people from around the Metroplex join us downtown, some purchasing front row seats, and our float participants provide the show!

tcuYou’re invited to join us on our one-mile parade route with colorful illuminated floats, beautiful antique cars, marching bands, equestrian units, horse-drawn carriages and a cast of delightful characters dressed in their holiday best. The unforgettable parade and an annual visit from Santa Claus and his elves will make the XTO Energy Parade of Lights a fun-filled holiday experience for the entire family.

Please review our Parade Policies prior to applying as you will be responsible for all information contained therein.  We need YOU to be a part of our spectacular celebration!