Each year Fayetteville Parks and Recreation workers spend over 3,300 hours decorating the Downtown Square with over 400,000 lights. Holiday activities on the Historic Downtown Square will be going on through December 31, weather permitting.
The Lights of the Ozarks parade will weave through downtown Fayetteville at 6 p.m. on the evening of Friday, November 22nd. At 6:00 p.m., Mayor Lioneld Jordan will flip the switch to turn on all the magical lights and will lead the Lighting Night Parade though the square and downtown.
Enter A Float
To enter a float into this year's Lights of the Ozarks parade: Download the parade application here.
There is an entrance fee of $25 per float. Applications and payment are due by Tuesday, November 12, 2019, at 5 p.m.
Be a Vendor
To apply to be a vendor at Lights of the Ozarks. Vendors can apply to vend during parade night only or for the full season.
Parade Night: Download the Friday Only Vendor Application here.
Full Season: Download the Saturday, November 23 – December 31 Application here.
Vendor applications are due by Monday, October 7th at 5 p.m.
Download our common Vendor and Parade float FAQs