The most wonderful time of the year is here. Amid the glimmering holiday lights, festive Christmas pop-ups, and other extraordinary events in the city this time of the year, Dallas hosts an elaborate holiday parade that’s set to return this December.
Started in 1988 by The Adolphus Children’s Medical Center Dallas, since then the Dallas Holiday Parade would become the largest, one-day events in the city. On Saturday, December 2, beloved holiday tradition is set to make its return to Dallas downtown streets.
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Commencing at 9 am, the free parade will begin its two-hour jaunt at Commence and Houston streets of vendors, elaborate floats, dancers, performers, costume characters, celebrities, and holiday festivities.
The parade will also host feature exciting network of vendors and 18 food trucks at Main Street Gardens and Civic Gardens opening at 10 am.
For a better understanding of the street closures on Saturday, check out the parade guide.
As for getting there, organizers suggest taking DART downtown to avoid street closures, traffic, and parking fees. Organizers also encourage attendants to show up early in order to guarantee seating.