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December 2, 2019
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Time Details:
Tree lighting ceremony: 6:15 p.m parade 6:30 PM
The parade route will start at Adams Avenue near 8th Street and travel along Adams to 23rd Street, turn right on 23rd Street and disband at Temple High School.
Downtown Temple
Temple, TX 76501
Free for spectators
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73rd Annual City of Temple Christmas Parade

Monday, December 2, 2019

For 73 years, the annual Christmas parade has brought delight and holiday cheer to Temple residents. On Monday, December 2nd , at 6:30 p.m., the tradition continues as more than 100 parade entries, which includes colorful floats, marching bands, and decorated rides, make their way through downtown Temple, each covered with hundreds of twinkling lights! Join your community and watch local businesses and dignitaries parade through downtown Temple in celebration of the Christmas season and also to welcome Santa Claus to Temple.

Mayor Tim Davis will light the City’s Christmas tree located in the municipal parking lot of City Hall (2 N. Main Street) beginning at 6:15 p.m. The parade will begin immediately following the tree lighting at 6:30 p.m. 

It is recommended that spectators arrive by 6:00 p.m. Guests may park on the side streets and walk to Adams Ave. or park in several parking lots located along Adams Avenue. The municipal parking lot at City Hall will also be available for parking. Parade officials anticipate the parade to last approximately one and a half hours. The streets will reopen immediately following the parade.