Metro Detroit 2014 Holiday Parade Round-Up

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In my opinion, there is no better way to get into the Holiday spirit than to go to a parade! What’s not to love? Marching bands, horses, floats, dancers, dogs, and don’t forget Santa! Below is our list of some of the great parades coming soon to the Metro Detroit Area.


p.s. – This time of year it can get quite cold and windy, my one and only tip for a successful parade outing is to stand on the side of the road where the wind is against your back…..not blowing into your face!


Northville – The Holiday Lighted Parade will be held November 21, 2014 at 6:30 in Downtown Northville.  There will be a community sing-a-long and tree lighting ceremony after the parade.  For more information please check their website.


Royal Oak – The 13th Annual Holiday Magic Parade is scheduled for November 23, 2014 from 2:00 to 3:30.  You can also burn off some calories before the parade in the Santa Scamper Fun Run.  You can find more information on their website:


  Detroit – The 2014 America’s Thanksgiving Parade®   will take place on November 28th beginning at 8:50 a.m. at Woodward and Kirby.  This is the parades 88th year and the theme this year is “Walking on Sunshine”.   For all the details please visit their website:



Grosse Pointe – The 39th Annual Santa Claus Parade will be held on November 28, 2014 from 10:00 to 11:00. Click the link for more information:


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Macomb County Santa Parade – Scheduled this year for November 28, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.  The parade will make its way down Main Street in Downtown Mt. Clemens. For more information:



Berkley Holiday Lights Parade – Mark your calendar this year for December 6th at 5:30 for this family fun parade. More information can be found on their website:



Orion Area Lighted Parade – This fun after dark parade will be held December 6, 2014 at 6:00 in Downtown Lake Orion. For all the fun details check out their website:


 Pontiac Holiday Extravaganza Parade – December 6, 2014 starting at 11:00 in downtown Pontiac. More information about this event can be found on their website:


Rochester Hometown Christmas Parade – The 63rd annual parade will take place on December 7, 2014 at approximately 2:00.  This years theme is  “A Movie Time Christmas – featuring new and timeless films watched over the holiday season”.  For more information please visit their website.


Clarkston Holiday Parade – December 13, 2014, the fun begins at 6:00.  Following the parade will be a tree lighting ceremony.  Downtown Clarkston Parade Website.  


Get outside and have fun!




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