30th Annual City Of Lights Holiday Parade
More than 10,000 spectators line Downtown streets each year in anticipation of Lowell’s only nighttime parade, the Annual City Of Lights Holiday Parade! Officially kicking off the holiday season, this signature City of Lowell event brings a contingent of high-stepping marching bands, fabulous holiday-themed floats, spectacular performance groups, and local personalities.
When: Saturday, November 24, 4:30 pm
Where: Downtown Lowell, from Jackson Street to JFK Plaza
This year, we're celebrating Celebrate 30! We are inspired by 30 years of colors and holiday lights in Lowell!
Share your ideas and pictures with our official hashtag #COLHolidayParade.
Applications are LIVE. Please click HERE to apply for entry in the 30th Annual City of Lights Holiday Parade.
Deadlines for Application:
Early Bird Application Deadline: Friday, October 19th at 5:00 pm
Application Deadline: Friday, November 2nd at 5:00 pm
Parade Script Deadline: Friday, November 2nd
Parade Confirmations: Received week of November 5th
This website will be updated throughout the entirety of parade season, so keep checking back for additional updates!
For more information, please contact City of Lowell Cultural Affairs and Special Events Staff at: (978) 674-1482
2017 Grand Marshal
We were so honored to introduce Lowell Spinners Owner Dave Heller as Grand Marshal for our 29th City of Light Parade!
Interested in volunteering for the 29th Annual City of Lights Parade?
Please direct all questions to:
Roberto Dei, Project Assistant at email@example.com