Merrysville for the Holidays and Electric Lights Parade

Congratulations to the 2019 Electric Lights Parade Winners!
Mayor's Choice - MPHS & MGHS Marching Band
Best Use of Lights - Marysville Strawberry Festival
Best Big Rig - Dick's Towing
Most Creative - Cub Scout Pack 180
Next year's event is on Saturday, December 5, 2020.
The festival kicks off at 5:00 PM with family activities, holiday photo booths and a wonderful holiday craft show in Comeford Park, 514 Delta Avenue. A holiday concert takes place at the Gazebo from 5:30-6:30 PM. The Electric Lights Parade gets underway at 6:30 PM featuring a flotilla of vehicles, floats and walking groups decked out in glistening holiday lights. The parade will make its way along State Avenue starting at the Municipal Court and arriving at the center of all the holiday action in Comeford Park.

After the parade, we officially welcome the start of the holiday season in Marysville with a tree lighting. Be sure to bring a camera for photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus after the parade as well as family holiday photo scenes staged throughout the park.

Electric Lights Parade

Shine and show off your holiday light-stringing talents by applying to enter the Electric Lights Parade. Marysville Parks, Culture and Recreation accepts parade entries from various businesses, civic groups, sports organizations, churches, families and individuals in the area who want to join in starting in August. Walking or motorized entries are welcome. Download the Parade Application Form and turn in with $20 entry fee to the Marysville Parks Office, 6915 Armar Road. Contact Andrea Kingsford at or 360-363-8401 with any questions.

Vendor Opportunities
There are multiple vendor opportunities during Merrysville for the Holidays. Business and organizations are welcome to join the festivities for free by offering give-ways, kid's crafts or photo ops. The event also allows for vendors selling food or handmade crafts for a $30 fee. To be considered for this event, complete a Vendor Interest Form. Contact Joanna Martin at or 360-363-8450 with any questions.