Holiday parades for families to enjoy throughout Champaign-Urbana and beyond
Love parades? So do we! We have all the Christmas and holiday season parades that kids and families will love.
If you’ve followed chambanamoms.com for any period of time you might know that we have a thing for parades. We’ve put together a list of all the Christmas parades in Champaign-Urbana and beyond for your convenience, in case you love parades as much as we do!
Thank you to the Champaign Center Parade of Lights for presenting this guide to Champaign-Urbana Area Christmas Parades.
The holiday season begins on Saturday, November 30 in the heart of Downtown Champaign as Santa rides on his sleigh up Neil Street at the Champaign Center Parade of Lights, presented by Christie Clinic! In its 19th year, this beloved community event features lighted floats, marching bands, and Santa Claus himself.
Come downtown early and enjoy a full day of activities on Small Business Saturday including a new Shop Local Holiday Market, Visits with Santa, Horse & Carriage rides, a Find Frosty! Scavenger Hunt to local businesses, Carolers and Musicians providing entertainment. The parade will kick off promptly at 6pm followed by a tree lighting ceremony in One Main Plaza. This is a free event!
See the full event schedule at: http://www.champaigncenter.com/parade-of-lights
Saturday, December 14, 2019
Location: Downtown Arcola, arcola
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Head to downtown Arcola and see the parade featuring local talent and, of course, Old Saint Nick. Let Santa know what you’d like for Christmas after the parade. Sponsored by Arcola Chamber of Commerce, Arcola Fire Department, and Arcola Sunrise Rotary!
Saturday, December 21, 2019
Location: Homer Caboose, Homer
Time: 6:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Santa drives through Homer on his way back to the North Pole.
Not all parades had public information available at the time of this posting, so please send us information as it is released and we will update. You can add new events to our calendar here.
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