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List of Christmas and holiday season parades

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The following is a list of holiday parades that occur between Thanksgiving Day (in the U.S.) and early January, coinciding with the Christmas and holiday season. Klamath falls oregon as the snow flake prade its activities start the first of December and ending 16 days later.

Africa[edit]

South Africa[edit]

  • Cape Town: Kaapse Klopse (Cape Town Minstrel Carnival), held annually on 2 January (Second New Year)

Asia[edit]

India[edit]

  • Kolkata: Kolkata Christmas Festival. Parade held along Park Street in the week prior to Christmas.

Japan[edit]

  • Osaka: Universal Studios Christmas parade. Annual parades staged in the lead up to Christmas, hosted by Universal Studios Japan
  • Tokyo: Disney Christmas stories. Annual parade staged by Tokyo Disneyland.

Malaysia[edit]

  • Miri: Miri Christmas Parade. Held annually since 2008. (Article)

Philippines[edit]

  • Bay City, Metro Manila: The Grand Festival of Lights Parade. Annual Christmas parade staged by SM Mall of Asia, on each Saturday evening leading up to Christmas. (Article)
  • San Fernando: Giant Lantern Parade. Part of the annual Giant Lantern Festival.

South Korea[edit]

  • Yongin: Everland Christmas Fantasy. Various daily Christmas themed parades held at the Everland theme park, annually in November and December.

Thailand[edit]

  • Sakon Nakhon: Christmas Star Procession. Held annually since 1982. (Article)

Europe[edit]

Belgium[edit]

  • Brussels and other Belgian cities: La Parade de Noël RTL. Annual Christmas parades held in Belgium, sponsored by television RTL-TVI and radio Bel RTL. (Website - French)

Finland[edit]

  • Helsinki: Helsinki Christmas Parade. Held annually in late November since 1949, as part of the Opening of the Aleksanterinkatu Christmas Street festivities. (Website - English version)

France[edit]

  • Hautmont: La Parade Lumineuse magique (The Magic Luminous Parade). Held annually in December as part of the Hautmont Capitale de Noël (capital of Christmas) festivities. (Website - French)
  • Paris: Disneyland Paris Christmas Parade

Germany[edit]

  • Hamburg: Hamburger Weihnachtsparade (Hamburg Christmas parade). Held annually on all four Advent Saturdays. (Website - German)

Ireland[edit]

  • Dingle, County Kerry: Wren's Day parades, held on 26 December, St. Stephen's Day. (Article)

Netherlands[edit]

Spain[edit]

  • Alcoy: Cabalgata de Reyes Magos de Alcoy (Cavalcade of Magi of Alcoy), held on the night of the 5th of January (night of the Three Wise Men), since the mid 19th century. (Article)
  • Barcelona: Three Kings’ Parade (a Cavalcada de Reis Mags d'Orient), held 5 January, attracting crowds up to 500,000. (Article)
  • Madrid: La Cabalgata de los Reyes Magos de Madrid (The Cavalcade of the Magi from Madrid). (Spanish site)

Sweden[edit]

  • Stockholm: Sankta Lucia procession, held annually on 13 December since 1927.

United Kingdom[edit]

England[edit]

  • Birmingham: Birmingham Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Buckingham: Buckingham Christmas Parade. Held annually since 1984 (Website)
  • London: Hamleys Christmas Toy Parade. (Website)
  • London: London's New Year's Day Parade. Held annually since 1987 (Website)
  • Penzance: Montol Festival. Procession held annually on 21 December (Website)
  • Windsor: Reindeer Parade (Website)

Scotland[edit]

  • Edinburgh: Torchlight Procession. Held annually on the evening of the 30th of December, as the opening event of Edinburgh's Hogmanay festival. (Website)

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

New South Wales[edit]

  • Gerringong: Gerringong Christmas Street Parade (Article)
  • Gosford: Gosford City Christmas Parade. Held annually since the 1950s. (Website)
  • Sydney: Sydney Christmas Parade (Website)

Queensland[edit]

  • Brisbane: Myer Christmas Parade and Pantomime (Article)
  • Bundaberg: Pageant of Lights. Held annually in early December. (Website)
  • Cooroy: Christmas in Cooroy. A two-day annual event, with the street parade held on the first Saturday in December (Website)
  • Gold Coast: White Christmas (Warner Bros. Movie World)
  • Ipswich: Christmas Parade of Lights (Article)
  • Mooloolaba: Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Rockhampton: Rockhampton Christmas Parade (Article)

South Australia[edit]

  • Adelaide: Adelaide Christmas Pageant. Established in 1933, the event is staged on the second Saturday of November and draws crowds reaching 500,000. (Website)
  • Glenelg: Glenelg Christmas Pageant. Held annually since 1954 ([1])
  • Mount Gambier: Mount Gambier Christmas Parade. First held in 1959, the event is always staged on the third Saturday of November. (Website / History Article)
  • Norwood: Norwood Christmas Pageant (Website)
  • Port Adelaide: Twilight Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Salisbury: Salisbury City Centre Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Tanunda: Barossa Christmas Parade (Article)
  • Whyalla: Whyalla Christmas Pageant (Website)

Tasmania[edit]

  • Burnie: Burnie Christmas Parade
  • George Town: George Town Annual Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Hobart: Myer Hobart Christmas Pageant. Held on the third Saturday of November each year. (Website)
  • Launceston: Apex Launceston Christmas Parade. Held on the last Saturday in November. (Website)
  • Wynyard: Wynyard Christmas Parade (Article)

Victoria[edit]

  • Geelong: Gala Day Parade. First held in 1916, to raise money for the Red Cross Society at the height of World War I. (Website)
  • Melbourne: Myer Christmas Parade

Western Australia[edit]

  • Albany: City of Albany Christmas Festival and Pageant (Website)
  • Bunbury: City of Bunbury Christmas Carnival and Parade (Article)
  • Mandurah: Mandurah Community Christmas Pageant (Website)
  • Perth: Perth Christmas Pageant (Article)

New Zealand[edit]

  • Auckland: Farmers Santa Parade (4th Sunday of November) (Website)
  • Christchurch: Christchurch Children’s Christmas Parade Trust (1st Sunday of December) (Website)
  • Dunedin: Dunedin Santa Parade (2nd Sunday of December) (Website)
  • Hamilton: Hamilton Christmas Parade (2nd Sunday of December) (Website)
  • Palmerston North: Palmerston North Christmas Parade (2nd Sunday of December) ([2])
  • Rotorua: Rotorua Christmas Parade (1st Saturday of December) (Website)
  • Wellington: A Very Welly Christmas (Website)

North America[edit]

Bahamas[edit]

  • Nassau: Boxing Day Junkanoo Parade. Part of the Bahamian national festival of Junkanoo

Canada[edit]

Alberta[edit]

  • Edmonton: Santa's Parade of Lights. (Website)

British Columbia[edit]

  • Maple Ridge: Christmas in the Park and the Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Nanaimo: Nanaimo's Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Surrey: Big Rig for Kids Lighted Truck Parade (Website)
  • Surrey: Surrey Santa Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Vancouver: Rogers' Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Victoria: Island Farms Santa’s Light Parade (Website)
  • Victoria: Truck Light Convoy and Food Drive (Website)

Manitoba[edit]

New Brunswick[edit]

  • Quispamsis and Rothesay: Kennebecasis Valley Santa Claus Parade
  • Moncton, Riverview, and Dieppe: Greater Moncton Santa Claus Parade

St Andrews: Saturday Dec 6th Fredericton: Saturday Nov 29th Caraquet: Saturday Nov 15th Sussex: Saturday Dec 6th Bathurst: Sunday Dec 7th

Newfoundland and Labrador[edit]

  • St. John's: Downtown Christmas Parade. (Website)

Nova Scotia[edit]

  • Christmas Parade of Lights- Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Halifax Christmas Parades- Halifax, Nova Scotia

Ontario[edit]

  • Acton: Acton Firefighters Santa Claus Parade, Website
  • Ajax: Santa Claus Parade, Website
  • Beeton: Santa Claus Parade, route from Jackson Plaza to the Fairgrounds. (Article)
  • Bowmanville: Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Brampton: Brampton Santa Claus Parade organized by the Brampton Board of Trade (Website), Santa's Parade at Shoppers World Brampton (Website)
  • Brantford: JCI Brantford Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Brighton: Santa Claus Parade
  • Brockville: Brockville Santa Claus Parade
  • Bolton (part of Caledon): Christmas Parade, organized by the Kinsmen Club
  • Carleton Place: Carleton Place Santa Claus Parade
  • Deseronto: Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Elora: Santa Claus Parade
  • Fergus: Fergus Santa Claus Parade
  • Frankford: Santa Claus Parade, Website
  • Georgetown: Annual Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Goderich: Santa Claus Parade, Article
  • Guelph: Guelph Community Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Grimsby: Grimsby Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Hespeler (Cambridge): Hespeler Santa Claus Parade (Article)
  • Markham: Markham Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Mattawa: The Mattawa Santa Claus Parade
  • Milton: Milton Santa Claus Parade (Website), Heritage Parade of Lights at Country Heritage Park (Website)
  • Mississauga (Streetsville): Mississauga Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • London Sanat Parade https://www.londonsantaparade.ca/
  • Newcastle: Newcastle Santa Parade
  • North Bay: North Bay Santa Claus Parade
  • Oakville: Oakville Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Orillia: Orillia Santa Claus Parade
  • Oshawa: Santa's Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Ottawa: Help Santa Toy Parade (Website)
    • Ottawa (Barrhaven): Barrhaven Lions Light Up The Night Parade, (Website)
    • Ottawa (Kanata): Kanata Hazeldean Mall Santa Claus Parade (Website)
    • Ottawa (Orleans): Sanata's Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Pickering: Annual Kinsmen & Kinette Club Santa Claus Parade (Press release)
  • Port Hope: Port Hope Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Port Perry: Port Perry Santa Claus Parade
  • Puslinch: Puslinch Santa Claus Parade
  • Rockwood: Rockwood's Farmers' Santa Claus Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Sault Ste. Marie: Rotary Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Smith Falls: Smith Falls Santa Claus Parade
  • Stratford: Santa's Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Sturgeon Falls: The Sturgeon Falls Parade of Lights
  • Timmins: Timmins Santa Claus Parade (Article)
  • Toronto: Toronto Santa Claus Parade, Independent organization, formally Eaton's
  • Trenton: Trenton Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Uxbridge: Uxbridge Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Vaughan: Vaughan Santa Claus Parade (SantaFest) (Website)
  • Watford: Santa Claus Parade (Website[permanent dead link])
  • Whitby: JCI Whitby Santa Claus

Quebec[edit]

  • Gatineau: Gatineau Santa Claus Parade
  • Montreal: Montreal Santa Claus Parade

Saskatchewan[edit]

  • Saskatoon: Saskatoon Santa Claus Parade. Originated in 1990. (Website)

Yukon[edit]

  • Whitehorse: Winterval Santa Parade (Article)

Mexico[edit]

  • Irapuato, Guanajuato: Three Kings Parade (Cabalgata de Reyes Magos)
  • Oaxaca City: Las Calendas Christmas processions. Held on the night of December 24, concluding the Las Posadas celebrations.
  • Querétaro City: Desfile de Carro Biblicos (Biblical Float Parade). Held each year on Christmas Eve since 1828. (Article - Spanish)

United States[edit]

Alabama[edit]

  • Montgomery: Hornet Homecoming Parade (held by Alabama State University)
  • Opelika: Small scale community parade in Downtown Opelika with different schools, pagents,churches, businesses and community service operations. Held on the first Wednesday of November. Associated with "Christmas in a Railroad Town" also in Downtown Opelika.

Arizona[edit]

  • Apache Junction: Holiday Program and Light Parade (Website)
  • Beaver Dam: Beaver Dam Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Benson: Benson Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Buckeye: Glow on Monroe Electric Light Parade (Website)
  • Camp Verde: Christmas Bazaar and Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Carefree: Carefree Christmas Festival and Electric Light Parade (Website)
  • Casa Grande: Electric Light Parade (Website)
  • Chandler: Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Clifton: Clifton Light Parade (Website)
  • Coolidge: Christmas Light Parade (Website)
  • Cottonwood: Annual Cottonwood Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Duncan: Duncan Small Town Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Eagar: Round Valley Christmas Light Parade (Website)
  • Flagstaff: Northern Lights Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Fountain Hills: Thanksgiving Day Parade aka Parada de los Cerros (Website)
  • Florence: Christmas on Main Street and Holiday Light Parade (Website)
  • Gila Bend: All A Glow Christmas Light Parade (Website)
  • Glendale: Hometown Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Globe: Christmas Light Parade (Website)
  • Holbrook: Christmas Festival of Lights and Parade (Website)
  • Kingman: Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Lake Havasu City: Boat Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Litchfield Park: Christmas in the Park Festival and Parade (Website)
  • Nogales: The Light of Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Page: Lake Powell Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Payson: Electric Light Parade (Website)
  • Peoria, Arizona: Annual Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • Phoenix: APS Electric Light Parade (Website)
  • Phoenix: Fiesta Bowl Parade (Website)
  • Prescott: Prescott Chamber Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Prescott Valley: Holiday Festival of Lights & Parade (Website)
  • Quartzsite: Quartzsite Christmas Light Parade
  • Queen Creek: Queen Creek Holiday Festival and Parade (Website)
  • Safford: Holiday Light Parade (Website)
  • Sahuarita: Winter Festival and Holiday Light Parade (Website)
  • San Luis: Holiday of Lights Parade
  • Show Low: Show Low Shines Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Sierra Vista: Christmas Light Parade (Website)
  • Somerton: Somerton Light Parade
  • Springerville: Round Valley Christmas Light Parade (Website)
  • Tempe: Festival of Lights Boat Parade (Website)
  • Tempe: Festival of Lights Opening Night Parade (Website)
  • Tolleson: Luces de Navidad aka Lights of Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Tombstone: Christmas Light Parade (Website)
  • Tuba City: Tuba City Christmas Light Parade (Website)
  • Tucson: Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Wickenburg: Annual Christmas Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Willcox: Christmas Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Williams: Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Winslow: Annual Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Yuma: Dorothy Young Memorial Electric Light Parade (Website)
  • Yuma: Foothills Parade of Lights (Website)

California[edit]

  • Adelanto: Adelanto Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Alpine: Alpine Christmas Parade of Lights & Snow Festival (Website)
  • Alturas: Alturas Winter Fest and Parade (Website)
  • American Canyon: Holiday Tree Lighting & Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Anaheim: A Christmas Fantasy Parade at Disneyland
  • Anderson: Anderson Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Angels Camp: Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Antioch: Antioch Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting (Website)
  • Antioch: Bridge Marina Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Arroyo Grande: Arroyo Grande Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Arvin: Arvin Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Atwater: Atwater Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Auburn: Festival of Lights Parade (Website)
  • Bakersfield: Bakersfield Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Bass Lake: Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Beaumont: Annual Christmas Light Parade (Website)
  • Berkeley: Winter on the Waterfront & Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Bethel Island: Bethel Island San Joaquin Yacht Club Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Benecia: Benicia Christmas Parade & Holiday Market (Website)
  • Benecia: Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Big Bear Lake: Snow Summit Ski Resort New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade (Website)
  • Bishop: Bishop's Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting and Street of Lights (Website)
  • Blythe: Blythe Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Brentwood: Annual Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Burlingame: Downtown Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Calexico: Calexico Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Calistoga: Calistoga Lighted Tractor Parade (Website)
  • Camarillo: Camarillo Christmas Parade and Holiday Carnival (Website)
  • Canyon Lake: Canyon Lake Christmas Boat Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Carpinteria: Carpinteria Holiday Spirit Parade (Website)
  • Caruthers: Caruthers Christmas Parade and Winter Fest (Website)
  • Cathedral City: Snow-Fest Parade (Website)
  • Chatsworth: Chatsworth Holiday Parade & Festival (Website)
  • Chico: Chico Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Chino: Chino Youth Christmas Parade and Fair (Website)
  • Chula Vista: Chula Vista Starlight Parade (Website)
  • Clearlake: Clearlake Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Clovis: Children's Electric Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Coachella: Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Colfax: Colfax Winterfest Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Colton: Annual Christmas Parade & Christmas in the Park (Website)
  • Colton: Colton & Loma Lina Fire Departments Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Columbia: Columbia Christmas Equestrian Parade (Website)
  • Compton: Compton Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Coronado: Coronado Annual Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Covina: Covina Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Crescent City: Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Dana Point: Dana Point Harbor Boat Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Davis: Children's Candlelight Parade (Website)
  • Delano: Delano Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Desert Hot Springs: Sands Annual Christmas Cart Parade (Website)
  • Discovery Bay: Discovery Bay Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Discovery Bay: Discovery Bay Yacht Club Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Discovery Bay: Willow Lake Lighted Boat Parade
  • Dorris: Annual Butte Valley Christmas Festival and Parade (Website)
  • Downey: Downey Christmas Parade (Website)
  • East Los Angeles: East Los Angeles Christmas Parade (Website)
  • El Cajon: Mother Goose Parade (Website)
  • El Centro: El Centro Christmas Parade (Website)
  • El Segundo: El Segundo Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Elk Grove: Holiday Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Emeryville: Holiday Tree Lighting and Community Parade (Website)
  • Encinitas: Encinitas Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Escalon: Christmas on Main and Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Escondido: Escondido Jaycees Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Eureka: Truckers Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Exeter: Exeter Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Exeter: Exeter's New Year's Eve Doo-Dah Parade and Free Fireworks Show (Website)
  • Fair Oaks: Christmas in the Village and Parade (Website)
  • Fallbrook: Annual Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Ferndale: Christmas Lighted Tractor Parade (Website)
  • Folsom: Folsom Police Department and Folsom Fire Department Santa Sleigh Parade (Website)
  • Fontana: Fontana Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Fort Bragg: Fort Bragg's Holiday Lights Parade (Website)
  • Fort Jones: Fort Jones Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Fortuna: Electric Lighted Parade & Downtown Open House (Website)
  • Fremont: Niles Festival of Lights Tree Lighting and Parade (Website)
  • Fresno: Downtown Fresno Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Galt: Lighting of the Night Parade (Website)
  • Garberville: Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Geyserville: Geyserville Tree Lighting and Tractor Parade (Website)
  • Gilroy: Gilroy Holiday Parade, Tree Lighting and Doggie Dress-Up (Website)
  • Glendale: Montrose-Glendale Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Glendora: Glendora's Hometown Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Granada Hills: Granada Hills Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Grass Valley: Annual Donation Day Parade (Website)
  • Gridley: Gridley Holiday Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Grover Beach: Annual South County Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Gualala: Lighted Truck Parade and Arrival of Santa Claus (Website)
  • Guerneville: Holiday Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Gustine: Gustine's Downtown Christmas Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Half Moon Bay: Half Moon Bay Night of Lights Parade (Website)
  • Hanford: Hanford Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Hayfork: Hayfork Tree Lighting and Light Parade (Website)
  • Hemet: Hemet Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Hesperia: Hesperia Jolly Parade (Website)
  • Hollister: Annual Lights On Celebration & Parade (Website)
  • Hollywood/Los Angeles: Hollywood Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Hughson: Hughson Christmas Festival & Parade (Website)
  • Huntington Beach: Huntington Beach Light a Light of Love Parade (Website)
  • Huntington Beach: Huntington Harbour Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Indio: Indio International Tamale Festival Parade (Website)
  • Indio: Sun City Shadow Hills Christmas Golf Cart Parade (Website)
  • Ione: Ione Christmas Parade and Open House (Website)
  • Kelseyville: Kelseyville Christmas in the Country Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Kerman: Pageantry of Lights Christmas Parade (Website)
  • King City: King City Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Kingsburg: Santa Lucia Celebration and Festival of Lights Parade (Website)
  • La Jolla: The Annual La Jolla Christmas Parade & Holiday Festival (Website)
  • La Puente: La Puente Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony (Website)
  • Laguna Niguel: Laguna Niguel Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Lake Perris: Lights on the Lake Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Lakeport: Lakeport Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Lancaster: Lancaster Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Lathrop: Lathrop Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Lemoore: Lemoore Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Lindcoln: Lincoln Hometown Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting (Website)
  • Lindsay: Lindsay Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Livermore: Annual Holiday Sights & Sounds Parade and Tree Lighting (Website)
  • Livingston: Lighted Christmas Parade and Gift Fair (Website)
  • Lodi: Lodi Parade of Lights (BelmontWebsite)
  • Loma Linda: Colton & Loma Lina Fire Departments Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Lompoc: Lompoc Children's Christmas Season Parade (Website)
  • Lone Pine: Lone Pine Christmas Parade (Website)
  • London: London Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Long Beach: Belmont Shore Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Long Beach: Long Beach Christmas Boat Parade of 1,000 Lights (Website)
  • Long Beach: Naples Island Annual Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Loomis: Loomis Day Before Thanksgiving Parade (Website)
  • Los Altos: Los Altos Festival of Lights Parade (Website)
  • Los Angeles: East Los Angeles Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Los Angeles: Holiday Parade of Boats (Website)
  • Los Banos: Downtown Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Los Gatos: Annual Los Gatos Children's Christmas & Holidays Parade of Boats (Website)
  • Los Osos: Annual Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Madera: Madera Candlelight Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Malibu: Annual Malibu Christmas Woodie Parade at Malibu Village (Website)
  • Mammoth Lakes: Mammoth Mountain New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade (Website)
  • Manteca: Manteca Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Mariposa: Merry Mountain Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Marina del rey: Marina Del Rey Snow Wonder and Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Martinez: Holiday Light Parade (Website)
  • Marysville: Marysville Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Mecca: Desfile de Luces
  • Merced: Merced Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Mission Viejo/Lake Mission Viejo: Lake Mission Viejo Boat Parade (Website)
  • Modesto: Celebration of Lights Parade (Website)
  • Monrovia: Monrovia Tree Lighting Ceremony & Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Monterey: Annual Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Monterey: Harbor Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Montrose: Montrose-Glendale Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Morro Bay: Caroling Cop Cars and Christmas Trolley Parade
  • Morro Bay: Morro Bay Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Mount Shasta: Winter Magic Festival & Holiday Hometown Light Parade (Website)
  • Mountain View: Menorah Parade (Website)
  • Murphys: Murphys Open House Parade (Website)
  • Murrieta: Holiday Magic Parade (Website)
  • Newport Beach: Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade & Ring of Lights (Website)
  • Needles: Needles Holiday Fun Fair Lighted Christmas Parade (Article)
  • Napa: Napa's Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Norco: Annual Horsetown Parade of Lights (Website)
  • North Fork: North Fork Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Oakland: Comcast Oakland Holiday Parade - America's Children's Parade (Official Website)(Tweet) Ended after 2013 Parade following retirement of CEO.
  • Oakland: Oakland Lighted Yacht Parade (Website)
  • Ocean Beach: Ocean Beach Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Oceanside: Oceanside Parade of Lights Boat Parade (Website)
  • Oildale: North of the River Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Ontario: Christmas on Euclid Menorah Parade (Website)
  • Orcutt: Old Town Orcutt Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Oroville: Oroville Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Oxnard: Oxnard Boat Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Oxnard: Oxnard Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Pacific Grove: Annual Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Pacoima: Pacoima Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Palm Springs: Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade (Website)
  • Palmdale: Palmdale Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Palo Alto: Menorah Parade (Website)
  • Paradise: Christmas Lighted Truck Parade (Website)
  • Parlier: Parlier Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade (Website)
  • Pasadena: Pasadena Doo Dah Parade (Website)
  • Pasadena: Rose Parade (Official Website)
  • Paso Robles: Annual Christmas Light Parade (Website)
  • Penngrove: Holiday Parade of Light (Website)
  • Perris: Perris Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Petaluma: Petaluma Holiday Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Pittsburg: Pittsburg Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Placerville: Placerville Hangtown Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Pleasanton: Chanukah Parade & Menorah Lighting (Website)
  • Pleasanton: Hometown Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Pomona: Pomona Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Porterville: Children's Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Quincy: Main Street Sparkle Reindog Parade and Light Parade (Website)
  • Rancho Cordova: Rancho Cordova Holiday Light Parade (Website)
  • Rancho Cucamonga: The Ho Ho Parade in Ranch Cucamonga (Website)
  • Red Bluff: Red Bluff Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Redding: Redding Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Reddlands: Redlands Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Redondo Beach: King Harbor Yacht Club’s Annual Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Redondo Beach: Riviera Village Holiday Stroll Parade (Website)
  • Redondo Beach: Santa Float Parade (Website)
  • Redwood City: Hometown Holidays Parade (Website)
  • Reedley: Reedley Electrical Farm Equipment Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Rialto: Rialto Holiday Parade and Vendor Fair (Website)
  • Ridgecrest: Ridgecrest Children's Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Rio Linda: Rio Linda Elverta Christmas Light Parade (Website)
  • Riverbank: Riverbank Christmas Festival & Parade (Website)
  • Ripon: Ripon Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Rolling Hills Estates: Annual Palos Verdes Peninsula Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Roseville: Annual Sylvia Besana Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Sacramento: Capital City Yacht Club’s Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Sacramento: Sacramento Santa Parade (Website)
  • Salinas: Salinas Holiday Parade of Lights (Website)
  • San Bernardino: Annual Community Ho Ho Parade (Website)
  • San Bernardino: Winter Wonderland and Christmas Parade (Website)
  • San Diego: Gaslamp Holiday Pet Parade (Website)
  • San Diego: Mission Bay Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • San Diego: North Park Toyland Parade and Festival (Website)
  • San Diego: Port of San Diego Holiday Bowl Parade (Website)
  • San Diego: Ocean Beach Holiday Parade (Website)
  • San Diego: San Diego Bay Parade of Lights (Website)
  • San Francisco: Fisherman’s Wharf Holiday Lights & Sights Boat Parade (Website)
  • San Francisco: Parol Lantern Festival and Parade (Website)
  • San Juan Bautista: San Juan Bautista Holiday of Lights Celebration & Parade (Website)
  • San Jose: San Jose Holiday Parade (Website) NOTE - Parade is currently inactive, but interest remains. Check website for latest info.
  • San Luis Obispo: San Luis Obispo Holiday Parade (Website)
  • San Marcos: Kiwanis San Marcos Holiday Parade (Website)
  • San Pedro: San Pedro Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Rafael: San Rafael Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Rafael: San Rafael Parade of Lights and Winter Wonderland (Website)
  • Sanger: Annual Nation's Christmas Tree City Toyland Parade (Website)
  • Santa Barbara: Downtown Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Santa Cruz: Santa Cruz Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Santa Cruz: Santa Cruz Yacht Club Harbor Boat Parade (Website)
  • Santa Maria: Santa Maria Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Sausalito: Sausalito Lighted Boat Parade & Fireworks (Website)
  • Seal Beach: Seal Beach Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Solvang: Solvang Julefest Parade (Website)
  • Sonora: Annual Downtown Sonora Christmas Parade (Website)
  • South Gate: South Gate Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Squaw Valley: Squaw Valley New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade (Website)
  • Stockton: Lynn Hahn Memorial Delta Reflections Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Suisun City: Christmas at the Waterfront Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Sunnyvale: Lakewood Village Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Susanville: Annual Magical Country Christmas Celebration & Parade (Website)
  • Sutter Creek: Sutter Creek Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Taft: Annual Taft Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Tahoe City: Granlibakken's Annual Torchlight Parade (Website)
  • Tehachapi: Tehachapi Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting (Website)
  • Temecula: Santa's Electric Light Parade (Website)
  • Temple City: Lights on Temple City Parade and Tree Lighting (Website)
  • Tracy: Downtown Tracy Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting (Website)
  • Tulare: Tulare Children's Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Turlock: Turlock Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Twain Harte: Winter Wonderland Parade (Website)
  • Ukiah: Ukiah Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Upland: Annual Upland Christmas Parade & Holiday Faire (Website)
  • Upper Lake: Upper Lake Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Vacaville: Menorah on Main - Menorah Lighting & Community Chanukah Celebration & Parade (Website)
  • Vallejo: Vallejo Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Vallejo: Mad Hatter Holiday Festival and Parade (Website)
  • Valley Springs: Valley Springs Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Venice: Venice Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Ventura: Ventura Harbor Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Victorville: Victorville Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Villa Park: Villa Park Dry Land Boat Parade (Website)
  • Visalia: Visalia Annual Candy Cane Lane Parade (Website)
  • Vista: Visata Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Walnut Creek: Broadway Plaza's Annual Holiday Parade of Lights, Retailer Open House & Tree Lighting (Website)
  • Weed: Olde Fashioned Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony (Website)
  • Westwood: Christmas in the Mountains Light Parade (Website)
  • White Pines: White Pines Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Whittier: Uptown Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Wilmington: Heart of the Harbor Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Winters: Tractor Parade & Tree Lighting (Website)
  • Woodlake: Woodlake Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Woodland: Woodlake Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Wrightwood: Mountain High Resort New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade (Website)
  • Yreka: Candy Cane Stripes and Christmas Lights Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Yuba City: Yuba City Holiday Parade (Website)

Connecticut[edit]

  • Stamford, Connecticut: UBS Parade Spectacular (held the Sunday before Thanksgiving to not directly compete with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 30 miles away)

Colorado[edit]

  • Mt. Crested Butte: Annual Crested Butte Mountain Resort Torchlight Parade (Website)

Delaware[edit]

  • Seaford, Delaware: Parade Spectacular Event. It is held the first Saturday of December. Christmas Carols at 6:00 pm, and Parade at 7:00 pm. Recognized as the largest Christmas Parade on Delmarva, we are sure you won’t be disappointed! Bring a chair or a blanket (or both!) for an enchanting evening. ]) (Website)

Florida[edit]

  • Alachua: Alachua Annual Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Altha: Alatha Christmas Parade & Celebration (Website)
  • Amelia Island: Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Apollo Beach: Apollo Beach Christmas Golf Cart Parade (Website)
  • Apollo Beach: Apollo Beach Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Apopka: Apopka Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Astor: Annual Lighted Parade of Boats (Santa's Workshop) (Website)
  • Auburndale: Havendale Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Avon Park: Avon Park Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Barefoot Bay: Bayfoot Bay Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Bartow: Christmas Golf Cart Parade (Website)
  • Bartow: Downtown Bartow Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Belleview: Belleview Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Beverly Hills: Christmas in the Hills Parade (Website)
  • Boca Raton: Boca Raton Boat Parade (Website)
  • Bonita Springs: Bonita Springs Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Bowling Green: Bowling Green Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Boynton Beach: Boynton/Delray Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Bradenton: Annual Christmas Golf Cart Parade (Website)
  • Bradenton: Christmas on the Braden River (Website)
  • Callahan: Callahan Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Cape Coral: Cape Coral Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Captiva Island: Captiva Holiday Village Golf Cart Parade (Website)
  • Carabelle: Holiday on the Harbor Boat Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Casselberry: Lake Howell Boat Parade (Website)
  • Cedar Key: Cedar Key Christmas Boat Parade aka A Cedar Key Christmas (Website)
  • Chipley: Chipley Christmas Fest Parade (Website)
  • Christmas: Wedgefield HOA Christmas Golf Cart Parade (Website)
  • Citrus Springs: Citrus Springs Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Clearwater: Clearwater Holiday Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Clearwater: Island Estates Yacht Club Boat Parade (Website)
  • Clermont: Johns Lake Boat Parade (Website)
  • Cocoa Beach: Cocoa Beach Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Coral Gables: Junior Orange Bowl Parade (Website)
  • Crestview: Crestview Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Crystal River: Crystal River Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Crystal River: Crystal River Community Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Dade City: Annual Magical Night Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Davenport: Davenport Winterfest and Parade (Website)
  • Daytona Beach: Daytona Beach Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Daytona Beach Shores: Shores Christmas Parade (Website)
  • DeBary: DeBary Christmas Parade (Website)
  • DeFuniak Springs: DeFuniak Springs Christmas Parade (Website)
  • DeLand: DeLand Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • DeLand: Downtown DeLand Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Deltona: Deltona Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Destin: Destin Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Destin: Holiday on the Harbor Destin Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Dundee: Dundee Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Dunedin: Dunedin Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Eastpoint: Eastpoint Christmas Celebration & Parade (Website)
  • Edgewater: Edgewater Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Fanning Springs: Festival of Lights and Boat Parade (Website)
  • Fernandina Beach: Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Fleming Island: Whitey's Fish Camp Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Fort Lauderdale: Chanukah Car Menorah Parade (Website)
  • Fort Lauderdale: Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Boat Parade (Website)
  • Fort Meade: Old Fort Meade Christmas Festival and Parade (Website)
  • Fort Myers: Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Fort Pierce: Lighted Boat Parade and Paddleboard/Kayak Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Fort Walton Beach: Fort Walton Beach Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Freeport: Freeport Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Gibsonton: Annual Alafia Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Grand Ridge: Grand Ridge Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Groveland: Annual Groveland Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Gulf Breeze: Gulf Breeze Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Gulfport: Annual Gulfport & Boca Ciega Yacht Club Lighted Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Haines City: Haines City's Glitter, Glisten & Snow (Website)
  • Hastings: Hastings Annual Christmas Parade
  • Hawthorne: Hawthorne Annual Christmas Parade & Festival (Website)
  • Hernando Beach: Boat Parade (Website)
  • High Springs: Annual Twilight Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Hobe Sound: Hobe Sound Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Holly Hill: Holly Hill Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Hollywood: Candy Cane Parade (Website)
  • Holmes Beach: Privateers Christmas Parade and Santa Open House (Website)
  • Homosassa: Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Indian Rocks Beach: Indian Rocks Beach Holiday Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Indian Rocks Beach: Indian Rocks Beach Holiday Street Parade (Website)
  • Indian Shores: Redington Beach and Indian Shores Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Inverness: Citrus County Airboat Alliance Parade (Website)
  • Inverness: Citrus County Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Jacksonville: Jacksonville Light Parade (Website)
  • Jacksonville: Julington Creek Holiday Light Parade aka Holiday on the Creek (Website)
  • Jasper: Sweets N the Streets Christmas Festibal and Parade (Website)
  • Jay: Jay Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Jupiter: Jupiter Boat Parade and Celebration (Website)
  • Jupiter: Jupiter Tequesta Athletic Association Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Key Colony Beach: Key Colony Beach Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Key Largo: Key Largo Boat Parade (Website)
  • Key West: Hometown Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Key West: Schooner Wharf Bar/Absolut Vodka Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Keystone Heights: Keystone Heights Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Kissimmee: Kissimmee Festival of Lights Parade (Website)
  • Lady Lake: Lady Lake Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Lake Alfred: Lake Alfred Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Lake City: Lake City Rotary Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Lake Wales: Lake Wales Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Lakeland: Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Lakeport: Lakeport Christmas Boat Parade
  • Lantana: Annual Lake Osborne Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Leesburg: Leesburg Christmas Parade (Flyer)
  • Leesburg: Leesburg's Christmas on the Water aka Toys for Tots Lighted Holiday Boat Parade
  • Leesburg: The Villages Christmas Parade (Flyer)
  • Little Havana: Parada de los Reyes Mago (Three Kings Parade), held annually since 1971 (Website)
  • Longwood: Longwood Christmas Parade (Flyer)
  • Lower Keys: Lower Keys Lighted Boat Parade
  • Madeira Beach: Festival of Lights Boat Parade (Website)
  • Marathon: Boot Key Harbor Lighted Christmas Parade
  • Marianna: Main Street Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Marco Island: Marco Island Christmas Island Style Boat Parade (Website)
  • Matlacha: Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Melbourne: Melbourne Light Parade (Website)
  • Melbourne Beach: Annual Children's Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Melrose: Merry Melrose Parade and Arts and Crafts Festival (Website)
  • Merritt Island: Merritt Island Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Merritt Island: Merritt Island Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Miami: Miami Outboard Club Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Mount Dora: Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Mount Dora: Christmas Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Milton: Blackwater Pyrates Christmas Boat Parade aka Christmas on the River (Website)
  • Mulberry: Mulberry's Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Naples: Naples Christmas Boat Parade on Naples Bay (Website)
  • Naples: Naples Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Naples: The Village at Venetian Bay Boat Parade (Website)
  • New Port Richey: Cotee River Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • New Smyrna Beach: Annual Christmas Parade (Website)
  • New Smyrna Beach: Annual Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Newberry: Newberry Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Niceville: Bluewater Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Niceville: Boggy Bayou Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Niceville: Niceville Christmas Parade (Website)
  • North Fort Myers: North Fort Myers Christmas Parade (Website)
  • North Miami: North Miami Thanksgiving Parade (Website)
  • Oak Hill: Oak Hill Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Ocala: Christmas Golf Cart Parade (Website)
  • Ocala: Ocala / Marion County Christmas Parade (Website), sponsored by the Friends of the Christmas Parade, Inc.
  • Ocoee: Ocoee Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Okeechobee: Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Okeechobee: Top of the Lake Christmas Festival and Parade (Website)
  • Orange City: Christmas Light Up Village and Parade (Website)
  • Orlando: Chanukah Parade & Celebration (Website)
  • Orlando: Florida Citrus Parade (Website)
  • Orlando: Orlando Christmas Parade (Website), and Florida Citrus Parade (Website)
  • Orlando: Winter Spark in Baldwin Park - Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Ozona: Christmas Golf Cart Parade (Website)
  • Palm Bay: Palm Bay Hospital Holiday Light Parade (Website)
  • Palm Beach: Jupiter Boat Parade and Celebration (Website)
  • Palm City: Meridian Marina's Martin County Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Palm Coast: Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Palm Valley: Palm Valley Boat Parade ([www.Palmvalleyboatparade.com/ Website])
  • Palmetto: Manatee River Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Panama City: Panama City Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Panama City: Panama City Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Panama City: Pier Park Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Pensacola: Pensacola Elf Parade (Website)
  • Pensacola: Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Pinellas Park: Pinellas Park Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Placida: Gasparilla Marina Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Plant City: Plant City Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Poinciana: Christmas Parade & Celebration (Website)
  • Pompano Beach: Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Polk City: Polk City Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Port Orange: Port Orange Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Punta Gorda: Charlotte County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Punta Gorda: The Annual Saturday Night Before Christmas Eve Boat Parade (Website)
  • Redington Beach: Redington Beach and Indian Shores Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Safety Harbor: Safety Harbor Holiday Parade (Website)
  • St. Augustine: Holiday Regatta of Lights (Website)
  • St. Augustine: St. Augustine Annual Christmas Parade (Website)
  • St. Cloud: St. Cloud Annual Christmas Parade (Website)
  • St. James City: Pine Island Lighted Christmas Boat Parade
  • St. Pete Beach: Pass-a-Grille/Vina Del Mar Parade (Website)
  • St. Pete Beach: Christmas Market and Parade (Website)
  • St. Pete Beach: St. Pete Beach & South Pasadena Holiday Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • St. Pete Beach: St. Pete Beach Boat Parade and Winter Festival in the Park (Website)
  • St. Petersburg: St. Petersburg's Illuminated Boat Parade (Website)
  • Sanford: Sanford Muddy Waters ATV Assn. Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Sanford: Sanford's Annual Illuminated Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Sanford: Sanford's Illuminated Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Sarasota: Sarasota Holiday Boat Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Satellite Beach: Grand Canal Holiday Boat Parade
  • Sebastian: Sebastian Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Sebring: Sebring Christmas Parade (Website)
  • South Pasadena: St. Pete Beach & South Pasadena Holiday Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Spring Hill: Weeki Wachee River Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Steinhatchee: Boat Parade (Website)
  • Stuart: Stuart Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Stuart: Stuart Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Tallahassee: Tallahassee Winter Festival & Parade (Website)
  • Tampa: Hillsborough River Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Tampa: Outback Bowl New Year's Eve Parade (Website)
  • Tampa: SantaFest & Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Tarpon Springs: Annual Tarpon Springs Boat Parade (Website)
  • Tarpon Springs: Tarpon Springs Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Titusville: Mims Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Titusville: Titusville Holiday Boat Parade (Website)
  • Treasure Island: Treasure Island's Lighted Boat Parade (Website)
  • Umatilla: Cracker Christmas Parade and Festival (Website)
  • Venice: Venice Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Venice: Venice Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Vero Beach: Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Vero Beach: Vero Beach Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Walt Disney World (Magic Kingdom): Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade, previously the "Walt Disney World Very Merry Christmas Parade" and the "Walt Disney World Christmas Day Parade" (Tribute site)
  • Wauchula: Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Webster: Webster Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Welaka: Welaka Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Wellington: Wellington Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Williston: Light Up Williston Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Windermere: Windermere Christmas Golf Cart Parade (Website)
  • Winter Garden: Johns Lake Boat Parade (Website)
  • Winter Garden: Winter Garden Christmas Golf Cart Parade (Website)
  • Winter Haven: Havendale Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Winter Haven: Light Up The Lakes Christmas Boat Parade (Website)
  • Winter Park: Winter Park Boat Parade and Festival of Lights (Website)
  • Winter Park: Winter Park Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Winter Springs: Winter Wonderland Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Zephyrhills: Main Street Zephyrhills Festival of Lights Christmas Parade (Website)

Georgia[edit]

  • Atlanta: Peach Bowl Parade around New Year's Day
  • Atlanta: Children's Christmas Parade, first Saturday in December (second after Thanksgiving)
  • Bainbridge: Boat Parade of Lights
  • Bainbridge: Bainbridge Christmas Parade
  • Rome: Rome Christmas Parade
  • Valdosta: Valdosta Christmas Parade

Hawaii[edit]

  • Waikiki: Waikiki Holiday Parade (Website)

Illinois[edit]

  • Bradley: Bradley Christmas Fantasy Parade (Website)
  • Chicago: State Street Thanksgiving Day Parade/McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade (Website)
  • Chicago: Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Tree-Lighting Parade (Website)
  • Granite City, Illinois Santa's Holiday Ave. Parade Every year on the Saturday before Thanksgiving.
  • Havana: Christmas Parade (Website)
  • O'Fallon: Illuminated Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Peoria: Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • St. Charles: St. Charles Holiday Homecoming and Electric Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Streator: Annual Santa Claus Parade (Website)
  • State-wide: List of Christmas parades (State-wide listing)

Indiana[edit]

Iowa[edit]

  • Anamosa: Festival of Lights Parade (Website)
  • Atlantic: Christmas in Atlantic Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Belle Plaine: Belle Plaine Old Fashioned Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Belmond: Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Boone: Holiday Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Burlington: Burlington Lighted Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Cantril: Lighted Christmas Parade and Soup Supper (Website)
  • Cedar Rapids: Holiday DeLight Parade (Website)
  • Chariton: Dazzle Fest Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Charles City: Holiday Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Cherokee: Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Clarinda: Clarinda Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Clear Lake: Christmas by the Lake Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Corning: Light Up The Night Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Cresco: Santa Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Creston: No Place Like Creston for the Holidays Celebration (Website)
  • Davenport: Quad City Arts Festival of Trees Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Decorah: Decorah Hometown Holidays Lighted Holiday Parade (Website)
  • DeWitt: DeWitt's Hometown Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Ely: Lighted Winterfest Parade (Website)
  • Estherville: The Chocolate Walk and Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Fairfield: Fairfield Rotary Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Forest City: Forest City Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Fort Madison: Fort Madison Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Greenfield: Festival of Lights Parade (Website)
  • Humboldt: Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Indianola: Holiday Extravaganza and Parade (Website)
  • Lake City: Christmas Festival Parade (Website)
  • Lamoni: Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Le Mars: Le Mars Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Madrid: Christmas Extravaganza & Parade (Website)
  • Manchester: Window Walk and Static Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Marshalltown: Holiday Stroll Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Menlo: Menlo Christmas Parade (Article)
  • Milo: Milo's Small Town Country Christmas Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Monona: Lighted Holiday Parade & Festival (Website)
  • Newton: Jasper County Courthouse Lighting and Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Northwood: Christmas in Northwood Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Ogden: Lighted Christmas Parade (Article)
  • Osage: Christmas on Market Street Parade (Website)
  • Oskaloosa: Main Street Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Pella: Sinterklaas Arrives in Pella (Website)
  • Perry: Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Sac City: Sac City Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Sibley: Sibley Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Sioux City: Downtown Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Storm Lake: Miracle on Lake Avenue Lighted Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Swisher: Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Tama: Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Toledo: Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Traer: Traer Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Vinton: Vinton Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Washington: Downtown Lighting Ceremony & Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Webster City: Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Williams: Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Wilton: Wilton Christmas Parade (Website)

Kentucky[edit]

  • Owensboro: Owensboro-Daviess County Christmas Parade - Where Kentucky Starts Christmas (Website)

Louisiana[edit]

  • New Orleans: Bayou Classic Thanksgiving Day Parade (Website)

Maryland[edit]

  • Hampden, Baltimore: The Mayor's Annual Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Cambridge: Cambridge-Dorchester County Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Westminster, Maryland: "Miracle on Main Street Holiday Electric Parade" (Website)

Massachusetts[edit]

Michigan[edit]

  • Blissfield: Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Chelsea: Chelsea Hometown Holidays and Light Parade (Website)
  • Coopersville: Annual Nighttime Christmas Parade ([4])
  • Detroit: America's Thanksgiving Parade (Website)
  • Garden City: Downtown Garden City Santaland Parade (Website)
  • Lansing: Silver Bells in the City Website)
  • Marlette: Marlette Country Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Marshall: Annual Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Mount Clemens: Mount Clemens Santa Parade (Website)
  • Northville: Holiday Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Rochester: Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Saline: Saline's Annual Holiday Parade (Website)
  • State-wide: List of Christmas parades (State-wide listing)]

Minnesota[edit]

  • Minneapolis: The Minneapolis Holidazzle Parade/Target Holidazzle Parade multiple nights at the Nicollet Mall (Website)

Mississippi[edit]

  • Greenwood, Mississippi Roy Martin Delta Band Festival Holiday parade is held each year on the first Friday of December followed by fireworks over the Yazoo River

Missouri[edit]

  • Kansas City, MO: The Holiday Promenade of Stars Parade (Website)
  • St. Louis: Ameren St. Louis Thanksgiving Day Parade (Website)
  • Jefferson City, MO: The Jefferson City Christmas Parade.

Nevada[edit]

  • Battle Mountain: Battle Mountain Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Boulder City: Boulder City Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Carson City: Carson City Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Elko: Snowflake Festival & Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Ely: Ely Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Fernley: Fernley Christmas Extravaganza and Parade (Website)
  • Gardnerville: Annual Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Hawthorne: Annual Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Henderson: WinterFest Evening Light Parade (Website)
  • Las Vegas: Downtown Summerlin Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Las Vegas: Menorah Car Chanukah Parade (Website)
  • Lovelock: Lovelock Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Mesquite: Annual Christmas Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Minden: Annual Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Reno: Annual Hidden Valley Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Reno: Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe Falcons New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade (Website)
  • Sparks: Annual Hometowne Christmas Celebration and Parade (Website)
  • Virginia City: Christmas on the Comstock Parade (Website)
  • West Wendover: Light Up The Sky Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Winnemucca: Christmas Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Yerington: Yerington Christmas Parade (Website)

New Jersey[edit]

  • Bridgeton: Greater Bridgeton Area Holiday Parade, organized by the Bridgeton Main Street Association (Website)
  • Burlington: at Burlington Center Mall
  • Stone Harbor: Stone Harbor Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Cherry Hill: at Cherry Hill Mall.
  • Jersey City: Santa's Arrival Parade at the Newport Centre Mall. (Article)
  • Raritan: John basilone parade
  • Voorhees Township: Parade is part of the Tree Lighting Ceremony at Voorhees Town Center.
  • Westwood: Westwood Holiday Parade ([5])
  • Woodbridge: Woodbridge Township Holiday Parade (Press release), Annual Santa Arrival Parade in Woodbridge Center mall (Website[permanent dead link])

New Mexico[edit]

  • Albuquerque: Twinkle Light Parade (Website)

New York[edit]

  • Clayton: Clayton Christmas Parade
  • Frewsburg: Frewsburg Old Fashioned Santa Parade (held Saturday after Thanksgiving)
  • Jamestown: Wide World of Christmas Parade
  • New York City: Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade ([6])
  • Olean: Santa Claus Lane Parade
  • Watertown: Holiday Parade

North Carolina[edit]

  • Charlotte: Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • Raleigh: Raleigh Christmas Parade
  • Greensboro: Greensboro Jaycees Christmas Parade

North Dakota[edit]

  • Fargo-Moorhead: "Xcel Energy Holiday Lights Parade" (Website)

Ohio[edit]

  • Cambridge: "A Dickens of a Christmas" Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Carroll, Ohio: "Carroll Old Timers Festival Aug 21st -Aug 23rd Parade on Aug. 23rd" (Website)
  • Fairborn: Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Gahanna: Lighted Nighttime Parade (Website)
  • Granville: Christmas Parade
  • Greenville: Hometown Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Lancaster: Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Lebanon: Horse-drawn Carriage Parade (Website)
  • Marion: Christmas Parade
  • Shandon: Christmas in the Country Parade
  • Steubenville: Downtown Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Toledo: Downtown Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Waverly: Jingle Bell Parade Weekend
  • State-wide: List of Christmas parades (State-wide listing)

Oklahoma[edit]

  • Ada: Christmas Parade ([7])
  • Tulsa: Tulsa Christmas Parade. Held annually since 1926. (Website)
  • Waurika: Christmas Parade ([8]) (Second weekend in December)

Oregon[edit]

  • Bend: Bend Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Pendleton: Pendleton Christmas Carriage Parade
  • Portland: Macy's Holiday Parade
  • Portland: Christmas Ship Parade (Website)

Pennsylvania[edit]

  • Bradford: Cruisin' into Christmas Parade
  • North Wales: Santa Arrival Parade at Montgomery Mall
  • Philadelphia: 6abc Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade
  • Philadelphia: Mummers Parade on New Year's Day
  • Pittsburgh: Celebrate the Season Parade
  • Scranton: Greater Scranton Jaycees Santa Parade (Website)
  • State College: Penn State Homecoming Parade (Website)
  • West Chester: QVC West Chester Christmas Parade

South Carolina[edit]

South Dakota[edit]

  • Rapid City, South Dakota: Christmas Light Parade (Two Saturday's after Thanksgiving)

Tennessee[edit]

  • Nashville: Annual Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade
  • Nashville: Annual Nashville Gas Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Parrottsville: Annual Parrottsville Christmas Parade (website)

Texas[edit]

  • Dallas: Comerica Bank New Year's Parade
  • Dallas: Children's Health Holiday Parade
  • El Paso: First Light Federal Credit Union Sun Bowl Parade (Website) Note: Contrary to the Sun Bowl often being played on New Year's Eve, the associated parade is actually held on Thanksgiving.
  • Houston: H-E-B Thanksgiving Day Parade (Website)
  • San Antonio: Ford Holiday River Parade (Website)

Virginia[edit]

  • Chesapeake: Christmas Tree Lighting and Parade (Website)
  • Leesburg: Annual Christmas and Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Norfolk: Grand Illumination Parade (Website)
  • Purcellville: Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Richmond: Dominion Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Virginia Beach: Light Up the Town (Website)

Washington[edit]

  • Seattle: Macy's Parade (not to be confused with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York)

West Virginia[edit]

  • Wheeling: Perkins Restaurant & Bakery Fantasy in Lights Parade

Wisconsin[edit]

  • Appleton: The Annual Downtown Appleton Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Berlin: Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Jefferson: Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Menomonie: WinterDaze Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Mukwonago: Midnight Magic (Website)
  • Omro: Holiday Parade & Celebration (Website)
  • Sauk City: Holiday Light Parade (Website)
  • Sheboygan Falls: Main Street Memories and Holiday Parade (Website)
  • State-wide: List of Christmas parades (State-wide listing)

Wyoming[edit]

  • Alta-Grand Targhee Resort: Grand Targhee Resort Torchlight Parade (Website)
  • Big Piney: Big Piney Holiday Parade (Article)
  • Buffalo: Buffalo Lighted Christmas Parade and Chili Feed (Website)
  • Casper: Downtown Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Cheyenne: Cheyenne Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Cody: Cody Christmas Stroll and Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Gillette: Gillette Parade of Lights (Website)
  • Jackson-Snow King Mountain Resort: Snow King Mountain Resort Torchlight Parade (Website)
  • La Barge: La Barge Christmas Parade (Article)
  • Lander: Light Up Lander Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Laramie: Holiday Tree Lighting & Parade (Website)
  • Pinedale: Annual Mountain Man Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Pinedale-White Pine Ski Resort: White Pine Ski Resort Torchlight Parade (Website)
  • Powell: Powell Lighted Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Rawlins: Rawlins Winterfest Weekend Starlight Christmas Parade (Website)
  • Rock Springs: Annual Lighted Holiday Parade (Website)
  • Saratoga: Christmas Parade and Winter Wonderland (Website)
  • Sundance: Sundance Lighted Parade (Website)
  • Teton Village-Jackson Hole Mountain Resort: Jackson Hole Mountain Resort New Year's Eve Torchlight Parade & Fireworks (Website)
  • Worland: Worland Christmas Parade (Website)

South America[edit]

Colombia[edit]

  • Medellín: es:Desfile de Mitos y Leyendas (Parade of Myths and Legends). Held annually on 7 December since 1974.

See also[edit]

  • Santa Claus parade
  • List of objects dropped on New Year's Eve
  • Saint Patrick's Day#Parades

References[edit]


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