Everyone loves a parade!
Join the City of Wilmington for the 11th Annual Holiday Parade on Sunday, Dec. 8 in historic downtown Wilmington!
The parade will begin at N. Front and Walnut streets at 5:40 p.m. and travel south on Front Street to Orange Street, then back north on Water Street. The reviewing stand will be in Riverfront Park in the 00 block of N. Water Street.
It will cost just $2 to park in one of the city's two parking decks located at 115 Market Street and 114 N. 2nd Street beginning at 4:30 pm.
On street parking is free.
View a map of downtown parking
Street closures will go into effect along Front and Water streets between Walnut and Orange streets beginning at 4:30 p.m. They will be reopened immediately following the parade at approximately 7 p.m.
Hilton Wilmington Riverside and Cotton Exchange traffic should enter and exit via Grace Street.
Coastline Convention Center and Wilmington Convention Center traffic should enter and exit via 3rd and Front streets to Brunswick Street to Nutt Street.
The Wilmington Holiday Parade is sponsored by the City of Wilmington, WECT, Encore Magazine, StarNews Media and Cumulus Broadcasting.
Visit wilmingtonnc.gov/holidayparade for more information.
Click here to view a map of the parade route.