Harrisburg Holiday Parade

Event Details

Nov 20

Join the City of Harrisburg for the annual Holiday Parade! This year’s theme is “Merry & Bright.” The parade will feature giant parade balloons, marching band and dance/step/drill team performances, decorated floats, characters, Santa Claus and more! The parade takes place on Front and 2nd Streets from Market to North. After the parade, head to Strawberry Square to meet Santa, enjoy FREE hot chocolate and cookies (while supplies last) and find out the marching band, dance/step/drill team and Best in Theme winners. Marching bands are awarded $500 for 1st place, $300 for 2nd place and $200 for 3rd place along with trophies. The top three dance/step/drill teams receive trophies and the Best in Theme winner receives a $100 Amazon gift card and trophy. Also while in the City, be sure to grab lunch from one of the many terrific restaurants and get some holiday shopping done at the shops and boutiques. Share your photos with us using #HolidayParadeHBG!

SUBMIT PARADE ENTRY: https://forms.gle/nv7ddDTZEB3a... (deadline is October 29)

PARKING: Get 4 hours of free street parking in the Downtown area using the code LUVHBG in the Parkmobile app (street parking is not available along the parade route). A discounted $10 rate is also available from 8am-8pm at the Market Square Garage courtesy of Park Harrisburg.

Harrisburg Holiday Parade

LOCATION: City of Harrisburg

ADDRESS: 10 N 2nd St, Harrisburg, PA 17101

  • COST: FREE