Holiday Parade

Durham Holiday ParadeJoin us for the return of the Holiday Parade! Watch dynamic floats and cheer on hometown bands, drill teams, schools, community groups and more as they make their way through downtown Durham!

Saturday, December 10
10 a.m.
Downtown Durham
Holiday Parade Route Map

Seating will not be provided at the parade. Spectators are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets.

Parade Participants

Participant Information Packet


Interested in volunteering for the parade? Visit our special event registration page through IVolunteer.

Food Vendors

Become a vendor! Food Vendor Applications are being accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a Holiday Parade Sponsor! Showcase your business and support the Durham community. 

Parade Parking Locations Cost
Chapel Hill Garage Free
Corcoran Garage Free
Church Street Garage Free
Durham Centre City Free
Durham County Justice Center $2 for first hour / $1 each additional hour

Please note: There will be no parking on Main Street on December 10 beginning at 6 a.m. Parking violators will be towed. The street will close to vehicular traffic at 7 a.m. All roads will reopen no later than 2 p.m.

Thank you to our 2016 Holiday Parade Sponsors!

Durham Parade Supporters
iHeartMEDIA - B93.9
Associated Scaffolding Company
Friends of the Parade
Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce