Kick off the holiday season on Saturday, November 24 in the heart of Downtown Champaign as Santa rides on his sleigh up Neil Street at the 18th Annual Christie Clinic Parade of Lights! This community favorite features lighted floats, marching bands, and Santa Claus himself.
3:00 p.m. - Visits with Santa at Big Grove Tavern (bring your cameras!)
3:30 p.m. - Horse & Carriage rides depart from the Orpheum Children's Science Museum
4:00 p.m. - Kids' Scavenger Hunt on Shop Local Saturday, check in at Jane Addams Bookshop to pick up your clue sheet!
5:00 p.m. - Carolers and local musicians provide pre-parade entertainment in various locations downtown
6:00 p.m. - Parade begins!
7:00 p.m. - Tree of Lights lighting in One Main Development Plaza
Pre-parade activities are free, kid-friendly and open to the public!
Sponsorship opportunities, parade entry information and the parade route map is available at: http://www.champaigncenter.com/parade-of-lights