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By: Maria King
Date: November 26, 2017
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November 26, 2017

Nov 29, 2017 - Dec 03, 2017
Since 1988, Step back in time into a Victorian village where holiday music fills the air! Shop in over 500 stores and find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Enjoy gourmet food, wine, and delicious taste treats throughout the festival! Visit two beautiful theaters and see countless professional stage shows, The Singing Nativity and concerts! Soak in the atmosphere of music, lights and décor… because Christmas starts at A Victorian Country Christmas.
70,000 Attendees
Dec 02, 2017
Since 1984, What a great way to ring in the holiday season. The festival has plenty to do with arts and crafts, entertainment, food, children's activities and the parade of the year that brings Santa Claus to town. The parade consists of 80 juried entries including 12 Marching Bands, 40 floats with tens of thousands of lights, special entries, mounted Fort Carson Color Gaurd, guests of honor and Santa Claus himself. - - - Takes place on Tejon Street between St. Vrain and Vermijo Streets
100,000 Attendees
Nov 29, 2017 - Dec 03, 2017
Thousands come from all over the Northeast to visit The Pennsylvania Christmas and Gift Show, a festive celebration of the season’s finest decorations, arts and crafts, cuisines, and musical and dance groups. Among the unique and exclusive gifts available are crafts, jewelry, clothing, Christmas decorations, toys, household accents, ceramics,furniture, dolls, flowers, paintings, holiday foods and much more.
35,000 Attendees
Dec 02, 2017
Since 1926. Louisiana’s premiere holiday event. Named by USA Today’s Readers’ Choice “Best Southern Small Town” in 2016. Enjoy our daylong festival filled with live musical entertainment, arts, crafts and food vendors, a parade and a magnificent fireworks show choreographed to holiday music over the riverbank of Cane River Lake. Admission armbands are required for entry to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank. $10 Ages 12 and over. $8 for Advanced armbands- available for purchase November 1st. * 7:45 a.m. – Natchitoches “City of Lights” 5K – NSU Campus. Click HERE for information * 10:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m. – Christmas on the Cane at Fort St. Jean Baptiste SHS, Celebrate Christmas 18th century style with historians, re-enactors and period merchants. $4 for persons over 12 and under 62. * 10:00a.m. – 6:00p.m. – LA Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum OPEN with FREE admission * 1:00p.m. – Festival of Lights Parade * 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Entertainment – Jo-El Sonnier – Downtown Riverbank * 6:00 p.m. – Fireworks over Cane River Lake
100,000 Attendees
Nov 29, 2017 - Dec 02, 2017
Since 1972. Demopolis' favorite yuletide festivity has grown into one of the Southeast's premier holiday events. Christmas on the River has not only captivated the hearts of those in and around West Alabama, it has proven an annual tourist attraction capable of bringing in visitors from other states and regions of the country. Also featuring the State BBQ Championship. Various venues around town.
80,000 Attendees
Dec 02, 2017
Since 1988, parade with floats and marching units. The Lights of December Parade is a wonderful hometown event. The parade will wind around downtown Boulder and involve a wide cross section of the Boulder County Community with high school marching bands, hundreds of girl scouts, church floats, non-profit and civic organizations, and business entries.
50,000 Attendees
Dec 01, 2017
Since 1976, Enjoy lighted floats, marching bands and with more than 100 parade entries including dozens of floats, decorated vehicles, marching bands, lots of lights and helium balloons as well as special guest Santa Claus.
60,000 Attendees
Dec 02, 2017
Since 1982. Visit Corpus Christi's unique celebration, ringing in the beginning of the holiday season for residents and visitors alike. The event has continued to grow each year and is featured in newspapers across the country as a "must see" event. The beautiful skyline and bayfront marina area is illuminated for the holiday season. The fun and hospitality of the area provides the settings for wonderful sights, enjoyable family activities, and a variety of vendors, featuring great food and holiday items! Featuring a children's parade, Santa motorcade, candy cane lane, Holiday tree Village and so much more. Children's Parade 1pm Boat Parade 7:30pm. Events all day long, check website for more details.
130,000 Attendees
Dec 03, 2017
Since 1949. If you've ever asked yourself the question, "What happened to Christmas?" this inspirational community event is the answer you've been seeking. The Branson community gathers on this special day to set aside our individual aspirations and celebrate the true meaning of the Christmas season. It is our chance to stop and reflect on the beauty of the Christmas story that still inspires people today. On this special night, no one is in the limelight and no organization is promoted, only an overwhelming outpouring of community and celebration as we come together to honor the story of Christmas. The parade has dozens of bands and floats, with awards being given out to various divisions. The lighting ceremoney consists of lighting up the giant Nativitiy scene that sits atop Mt. Branson. Various activies such as caroling take place.
40,000 Attendees
Dec 02, 2017
Since 1955. The parade begins at Broadwalk at Scott Street and heads south to Harrison Street. Imaginative floats, marching bands and creative displays from civic, non-profit and children’s groups all come together with the City to put on this hometown holiday celebration. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for top-notch viewing along the parade route or reserve a table at one of the many seaside restaurants for a complete alfresco experience. Complimentary bleacher seating will be also available at various locations on the sand from Garfield Street to Polk Street with parade announcers stationed across from Charnow Park at Garfield Street and at the Hollywood Beach Theatre at Johnson Street. The Candy Cane Parade is presented in partnership with the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency.
50,000 Attendees
Dec 01, 2017 - Dec 02, 2017
Since 1979. Participating Balboa Park museums open their doors free of charge from 5-9 pm both evenings and visitors are expected to experience the joy of San Diego’s largest free community festival. Those who attend will participate in a truly multicultural experience, enjoying food, music and entertainment from around the world. Revelers can watch top-notch musical and dance performances, enjoy delicious and diverse food choices and help spread a heavy dose of holiday cheer. Some of the more well-known traditions include food from around the globe at the International Christmas Festival at the House of Pacific Relations Cottages; the annual Santa Lucia Procession at the Plaza de California; unique gift shopping at the museum stores and with the artisans of Spanish Village; and musical and dance presentations from the San Diego Junior Theatre, San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, Del Cerro Baptist’s Christmas Story Tree, and more.
350,000 Attendees
Dec 02, 2017
Since 1974. Begin your holiday season at the spectacular 43rd Annual 9NEWS Parade of Lights. The two-mile parade route in Downtown Denver is the stage for Colorado’s brightest holiday tradition. The FREE holiday spectacular features marching bands, ornate floats, and, of course, a special appearance by Major Waddles the Penguin and Santa! Grab your hot chocolate and ear-muffs, this year is going to be better than ever!
300,000 Attendees
Dec 02, 2017
Since 1993. The parade was the vision of a small group of community minded individuals who believed it important to offer the community an event that would allow all people to enjoy and participate in the joyous and fun holiday season. Many of those individuals are still involved with the parade's production. The parade gives everyone an opportunity to celebrate the winter holiday season. There is something for everyone in this parade. Palm Canyon Drive between Ramon Road and Tamarisk Road.
80,000 Attendees
Dec 02, 2017
This unique holiday event combines fireworks, special effects and music in a spectacular show presented “in the round” on the five-acre Fountain Plaza. Free children’s activities with entertainment and strolling holiday performers throughout the City Center at Oyster Point area.
35,000 Attendees
Dec 02, 2017
The Children's Christmas Parade will step off at Peachtree St. and 16th St. and end at Peachtree St. and 5th St. Watch as Midtown Atlanta will be transformed into Santa Claus Lane with the sights and sounds of the season. With floats, giant helium-filled balloons and marching bands, the Children's Christmas Parade will be the largest holiday parade in the southeast. Along with a television audience of more than 500,000 viewers on WSB-TV, hundreds of thousands of spectators will be lined up along the streets eagerly awaiting the arrival of Santa and the official beginning of the holiday season in Atlanta. Takes place rain or shine.
300,000 Attendees
Dec 02, 2017 - Dec 03, 2017
The Festival Navideño of Calle Ocho is a free admission to all, event that happens every year during the Christmas Holidays that brings joy and smiles to the all children of our community. The Festival Navideño en la Calle Ocho LA is one of the biggest Christmas festivals during the season in Southern California. Come and be part of this huge traditional festival on 5th and 6th on 8th street, between Vermont Ave. and Irolo street in the city of Los Angeles. During the event you will see streets full of exhibitors with arts and crafts, and foods and beverages, carnival rides and games, thousands of free samples of a variety of products, and over 100,000 attendees. There will also be a red carpet with a Christmas parade that includes the best selection of artists, improvising super heroes and other characters, school bands, folklore, and other acts.
100,000 Attendees
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