2017 WIVK Christmas Parade

The 45th Annual WIVK Christmas Parade is proudly presented by 865 HVAC, Knoxville’s Heating & Cooling Specialists, in cooperation with the City of Knoxville.


  • Friday, December 1, 2017
  • 7:00 p.m.
  • Parade Route
    • The parade will step off onto Church Street and travel towards Gay Street, where the parade emcee will be positioned, announcing each unit as they pass. The parade will turn onto East Jackson Street and will disband in the Old City, past Barley’s.
  • Rain or shine


If you applied to be in the WIVK Christmas Parade, you should’ve received an email from the Parade Committee. If you’ve been accepted into the parade, every member of your unit must complete a release form and return it to WIVK no later than Friday, November 17th at 5:30p.

  1. Release Form Adults – Parade 2017
  2. Release Form MINORS – Parade 2017


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