Oxford Halloween Parade 

October 26, 2023

Raindate Friday October 27, 2023


One of Oxford’s great traditions!   A truly special gathering of organizations, businesses and community members in a family friendly and festive environment.

All participants pre-register by October 24th. Individual and Small Group walkers may also register day of.  See Registration form for details.

The Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce will be offering complimentary parking 5:30 pm through the end of the Parade.  This includes the parking garage, surface lots and metered parking.

Enjoy the Parade!


Parade Line Up: Parade lining up will begin at 5:30 pm on South Street between Fifth and Third Streets. The intersection of South Street and Third Street will be closed at 5:30 pm The line up area on South Street can be accessed after 5:30 pm by using Fifth Street, Fourth Street , Nottingham Street or Franklin Street.

Parade Route: The Parade will begin at 6:30 pm at the intersection of Third and South Streets and continue north on Third Street, through town and turn left on Pine Street (Judges stand will be at the corner of Locust and Third Street), then take another quick left on to Route 472N and end at the Oxford Memorial Park.

Business Commercial vehicles not carrying or towing a float or not included in a group theme will be limited to one vehicle per business. Please pre-register with form below or online at OxfordPA.org by October 24.
Performing Groups—due to the increasing length of the Oxford Halloween Parade and the delays and back ups caused by groups performing, performing groups are limited to a 1 1/2 minute performance for the judges.

Please pre-register with form below or online at OxfordPA.org by October 24.

Floats and Marching groups Please pre-register with form below or online at OxfordPA.org by October 24

Individual and small group walkers Please pre-register with form below or online at OxfordPA.org by October 25 or day of at the “Day of Registration” table located on South Street.

Vending: There will be no vending permitted by outside Business Improvement District merchants or vendors.

Candy: No candy is to be thrown from vehicles or floats. All candy must be handed out at the sidewalk curb.

Politics: During the Halloween parade, political candidates and supporters are not allowed to enter floats or marchers in the parade, display signs, posters or other advertising for a political party or candidate. Parade participants may not distribute political material during the parade. Political information may be distributed on the sidewalks or before the parade begins. Anyone not following this guideline will be removed from the parade.

Weather related updates: Parade postponement will be decided by noon on Thursday October 26. Please check the Chamber website and social media for updates (OxfordPA.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) or call the office 610-932-0740.

Thank you! The Parade Committee

Parade award categories: Individual/Small Group Walkers, Business Entry, Performance Group, Theme Float, Best Overall

Award winners will be notified by email.

Thank you to our 2023 Halloween Parade Sponsors


Download Halloween Parade form and return to
Oxford Area Chamber of Commerce
Complete online form