Many local opportunities to see festive parades and get that Santa sighting!

Owensboro, where Kentucky starts Christmas!

Owensboro - Daviess County Christmas Parade - November 22, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. This parade will be held on Second Street and will feature the  Budweiser Clydesdale's and of course, Santa! This is the 78th annual Owensboro

Smith's Grove, KY Christmas Parade - Friday, December 5, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. CST.  The parades theme is, "A Small Town Christmas."

December 6, 2014

Henderson, KY - Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. The Downtown Christmas Parade.

*Calhoun, KY - December 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. on Main Street. Santa will ride a fire truck and be available after the parade inside the McLean County Chamber of Commerce Office for photos.

*Island, KY - This parade begins at 5:00 p.m. and is after the Calhoun parade. It travels down Main Street and is a night parade with Christmas lights. After the parade there is a free chili supper hosted by the Island Fire Station at 6:00 p.m. featuring live Christmas music.

Greenville, KY - December 6, 2014 beginning at 5:00 p.m. in Historic Downtown. This years theme is, "Scout Out Christmas" and features Boy Scout Troop 40!

Lewisport, KY - Annual Christmas Parade, "Miracle on Main Street", begins at 4:00 p.m.

Madisonville, KY - Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. "Christmas Traditions." www.visitmadisonvilleky.com

Dixon, KY - Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

Providence, KY - Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

Rockport, IN - Saturday, December 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. CST in Dowtown Rockport.

December 13

Sacramento, KY - Christmas Parade will be Saturday, December 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. on Main Street. Santa will visit the Sacramento Lions Club Building with free hot chocolate and donuts as well!

Livermore, KY - December 13, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. All entries in this parade are lighted! Parade begins on Main Street.