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.

Africa[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Asia[edit]

India[edit]

Japan[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

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

Philippines[edit]

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]

Europe[edit]

Belgium[edit]

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]

Germany[edit]

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

Ireland[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Spain[edit]

Sweden[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

England[edit]

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]

Queensland[edit]

South Australia[edit]

Tasmania[edit]

Victoria[edit]

Western Australia[edit]

New Zealand[edit]

North America[edit]

Bahamas[edit]

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

Canada[edit]

Alberta[edit]

British Columbia[edit]

Manitoba[edit]

New Brunswick[edit]

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]

Nova Scotia[edit]

Ontario[edit]

Quebec[edit]

Saskatchewan[edit]

Yukon[edit]

Mexico[edit]

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]

California[edit]

Connecticut[edit]

Colorado[edit]

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]

Georgia[edit]

Hawaii[edit]

Illinois[edit]

Indiana[edit]

Iowa[edit]

Kentucky[edit]

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

Louisiana[edit]

Maryland[edit]

Massachusetts[edit]

Michigan[edit]

Minnesota[edit]

Mississippi[edit]

Missouri[edit]

Nevada[edit]

New Jersey[edit]

New Mexico[edit]

New York[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

North Dakota[edit]

Ohio[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

  • Ada: Christmas Parade ([6])
  • Tulsa: Tulsa Christmas Parade. Held annually since 1926. (Website)
  • Waurika: Christmas Parade ([7]) (Second weekend in December)

Oregon[edit]

Pennsylvania[edit]

South Carolina[edit]

South Dakota[edit]

Tennessee[edit]

Texas[edit]

Virginia[edit]

West Virginia[edit]

Wisconsin[edit]

Wyoming[edit]

South America[edit]

Colombia[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]