31st Annual Grand Illumination Parade

November 21, 2015  at  7pm

Free & Open to the Public
Rain Or Shine

Don't miss the 31st Annual Grand Illumination Parade in Downtown Norfolk. The parade kicks-off with the illumination of the downtown skyline. Then enjoy the premier holiday parade in the region featuring spectacular floats, marching bands, giant balloons, dancers and Santa himself. The theme this year is "Musical Madness".

The parade is the kick-off event of Holidays in the City, six-weeks of celebration and holiday events and activities in Norfolk and Olde Towne Portsmouth. Enjoy holiday traditions like the Virginia Stage Company’s A Christmas Carol and visit attractions like Dickens’ Christmas Towne. 

Click here to view the parade route.