List of Christmas and holiday season parades

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.


South Africa

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



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


  • 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.


  • Miri: Miri Christmas Parade. Held annually since 2008. [1]


  • 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. [2]
  • San Fernando: Giant Lantern Parade. Part of the annual Giant Lantern Festival.

South Korea

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


  • Sakon Nakhon: Christmas Star Procession. Held annually since 1982. [3]



  • 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.


Father Christmas at the 2021 Christmas Parade in Helsinki, Finland
  • Helsinki: Helsinki Christmas Parade. Held annually in late November since 1949, as part of the Opening of the Aleksanterinkatu Christmas Street festivities.



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



  • Valkenburg: Valkenburg Christmas Parade



United Kingdom



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



New South Wales

  • Gerringong: Gerringong Christmas Street Parade[4]
  • Gosford: Gosford City Christmas Parade. Held annually since the 1950s.
  • Sydney: Sydney Christmas Parade


  • Brisbane: Myer Christmas Parade and Pantomime[5]
  • Bundaberg: Pageant of Lights. Held annually in early December.
  • Cooroy: Christmas in Cooroy. A two-day annual event, with the street parade held on the first Saturday in December
  • Gold Coast: White Christmas (Warner Bros. Movie World)
  • Ipswich: Christmas Parade of Lights[6]
  • Mooloolaba: Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade
  • Rockhampton: Rockhampton Christmas Parade[7]

South Australia

  • Adelaide: Adelaide Christmas Pageant. Established in 1933, the event is staged on the second Saturday of November and draws crowds reaching 500,000.
  • Blackwood: Blackwood Christmas Pageant. Typically held first Friday in December.
  • Glenelg: Glenelg Christmas Pageant. Held annually since 1954[8]
  • Mount Barker: Mount Barker Christmas Pageant. Held first Saturday in December.
  • Mount Gambier: Mount Gambier Christmas Parade. First held in 1959, the event is always staged on the third Saturday of November[9]
  • Norwood: Norwood Christmas Pageant
  • Port Adelaide: Twilight Christmas Parade
  • Salisbury: Salisbury City Centre Christmas Parade
  • Tanunda: Barossa Christmas Parade[10]
  • Whyalla: Whyalla Christmas Pageant


  • Burnie: Burnie Christmas Parade
  • George Town: George Town Annual Christmas Parade
  • Hobart: Myer Hobart Christmas Pageant. Held on the third Saturday of November each year.
  • Launceston: Apex Launceston Christmas Parade. Held on the first Saturday in December.
  • Wynyard: Wynyard Christmas Parade[11]


Western Australia

  • Albany: City of Albany Christmas Festival and Pageant
  • Bunbury: City of Bunbury Christmas Carnival and Parade[12]
  • Mandurah: Mandurah Community Christmas Pageant
  • Perth: Perth Christmas Pageant[13]

New Zealand

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

North America


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



British Columbia

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


New Brunswick

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

Newfoundland and Labrador

Nova Scotia




  • Saskatoon: Saskatoon Santa Claus Parade. Originated in 1990.



United States


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


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


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




  • Seaford: Parade Spectacular Event. It is held the first Saturday of December.


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






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


  • Owensboro: Owensboro-Daviess County Christmas Parade – Where Kentucky Starts Christmas







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



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

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota



  • Ada: Christmas Parade ([5])
  • Tulsa: Tulsa Christmas Parade. Held annually since 1926.
  • Waurika: Christmas Parade ([6]) (Second weekend in December)


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


South Carolina

  • Boykin: Boykin Christmas Parade (Sunday before Christmas)
  • Camden: Kershaw County Christmas Parade (Second Saturday in December)
  • Columbia: (First week in December)
  • Elgin: Elgin Catfish Stomp (First Saturday in December)
  • Lugoff: (Week after Elgin Catfish Stomp)
  • Rock Hill: (First week in December)

South Dakota

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


  • Donelson: Annual Donelson-Hermitage Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade
  • Nashville: Annual Nashville Gas Christmas Parade
  • Parrottsville: Annual Parrottsville Christmas Parade




  • Lewis County: Centralia Lighted Tractor Parade
  • Seattle: Macy's Parade (not to be confused with the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City)

West Virginia



South America



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

See also


  1. ^ CECILIA SMAN; CINDY LAI (December 7, 2015). "40,000 take to the streets for Miri Christmas Parade". The Borneo Post.
  2. ^ Gavin, Sky (5 December 2014). "SM Mall of Asia's Grand Festival of Lights: Light Up Your Christmas". WheninManila.
  3. ^ "Counting stars at Sakon Nakhon Christmas parade". TAT News. 11 December 2013. Archived from the original on December 20, 2016.
  4. ^ Festive spirit on show in Gerringong parade Illawarra Mercury
  5. ^ Christmas parade lights up city centre Brisbane Times 13 December 2013
  6. ^ City lights up for our big parade Queensland Times
  7. ^ Thousands line Musgrave St for Rockhampton Christmas parade The Morning Bulletin6 November 2014
  8. ^ Glenelg celebrates 60 years of the Christmas Pageant City of Holdfast Bay
  9. ^ Friday Rewind: Mt Gambier Christmas parade - fires on floats and the 'ladies' of OGR ABC South East SA 14 November 2014
  10. ^ Barossa Christmas Parade Barossa & Light Herald 26 December 2014
  11. ^ The 2014 Wynyard Christmas Parade The Advocate 24 December 2014
  12. ^ Crowds flock to City of Bunbury Christmas carnival and parade Bunbury Mail
  13. ^ Perth Christmas pageant attracts massive crowds to city streets PerthNow
  14. ^
  15. ^ "55th Annual Holiday Parade". Discover Schenectady. Retrieved 11 May 2024.
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