The 75th White River Water Carnival Parade to Rock & Roll down Chaney Drive

The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce (BACC) and Citizens Bank are proud to announce the details related to the 75th White River Water Carnival Parade.

The Parade will begin at the intersection of Myers and Chaney Drive in Batesville at 5:00 P.M. on Saturday September 8th, 2018. The parade will make its way down Chaney Drive, ending at the intersection of Chaney and Pioneer Drive.

The theme this year is Elvis Presley, in honor of the musicians return to the Water Carnival stage since his infamous appearance in 1955.

For parade registration please contact the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce at 870-793-2378 or visit

About the White River Water Carnival:
The White River Water Carnival is a free, family event that features entertainment, food vendors, craft and commercial vendors, a parade, and kids’ activities. Kids’ activities require the purchase of an admission band and are currently sponsored in part by FNBC, Littlefield Oil, Pepsi, Walmart, and Westrock Orthodontics. The car show is sponsored by the Wood Family dealerships. The parade is sponsored by Citizens Bank. Other carnival entertainment is currently sponsored by ARCare, Bad Boy Mowers, the City of Batesville, Flowers Baking Company, Home Depot, Life Plus, Merchants & Planters Bank, Ozark Mountain Poultry, Precise Heating & Air, Sherwood Urgent Care, Sonic Drive-In, Southern Charm, UPS Store, and White River Now.