2017 Holiday Parades

Appleton Holiday Parade

Here is a list of holiday parades in the area. Many include meeting Santa after, check out their sites for more information. Did we miss any? Which holiday parade are you heading?

Oshkosh Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting

Thursday, November 16, 2017 – 6 pm (Tree Lighting) / 6:30 pm (Parade)

The Tree Lighting Tree Ceremony begins at 6 pm at Opera Square House. The Holiday Parade begins at 6:30 pm in Downtown Oshkosh. The 2017 Theme is “A Charlie Brown Christmas” Parade runs Main Street and Ceape Avenue to Main St. and Irving Avenue.

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Green Bay Holiday Parade

Saturday, November 18, 2017 – 10 am

The Green Bay Holiday Parade will take place Saturday, November 17th, 2017 on the streets of downtown Green Bay.The parade is along Jefferson, Cherry and Washington Streets. Free parking will be available in the Pine, Cherry, and Main Street ramps and all nearby city streets. After the parade head to the Green Bay Children’s Museum and visit with Santa from 11 am – 1pm! Other activities at the museum include caroling by cast members of Let Me Be Frank Productions, dancing with Fusion Dance Studio, and BINGO with the Green Bay Metro Fire Department. Free for Members/ $5 for Non-Members No registration required. gbchildrensmuseum.org

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Appleton Christmas Parade

Tuesday, November 21, 2017  – 7 pm

The 47th Annual Downtown Appleton Christmas Parade will begin at 7 pm at the corner of State St. and College Ave. The parade heads east on College Ave. to Drew St. As the largest night Christmas night in the Midwest, the parade boasts over 70 entries including bands, organizations, and Santa. This year’s theme is “Our Wish for the Season: Peace, Joy & Harmony.”

This year’s parade will be televised live by WFRV-TV. Typically the broadcast lasts about 90 minutes in length, but could possibly run long, so we recommend viewers set their DVR or VCR for two hours.

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Little Chute Holiday Parade

Monday, November 27, 2017 – 6:30 pm

The LC Kiwanis Annual Christmas Parade will be held on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 6:30 pm. Parade route is west on Main Street from Cypress St. to Grand Avenue.

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New London Holiday of Wonder

Friday, December 1, 2017 – Saturday, December 2, 2017

This annual event kicks off with a Reindeer Run at 6 pm. The parade begins at 6:30 at South Pearl Street and ends about .5 hour later in the Wolf River Plaza parking lot. Visit with Santa and enjoy a FREE holiday movie at Grand Cinema Theatre.

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Fond du Lac Parade of Lights

Saturday, December 2, 2017 – 4:15 pm

Enjoy KFIZ’s Holiday Parade in downtown Fond du Lac. The parade starts 4:15 pm at North Main Street and head south towards Veteran’s Park where Santa will deliver his holiday greeting and light his very own tree.

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Howard-Suamico Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 2, 2017 – 1 pm

The Howard-Suamico Christmas Parade is organized by the Howard-Suamico Optimist Club. Parade begins at Bay View Middle School.

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Kaukauna Christmas Parade

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – 6 pm

Get in the Christmas spirit with holiday themed floats entered by local community organizations and businesses. The parade starts at Depot St. and Wisconsin Ave. and moves down the bridge into downtown Kaukauna. Join the City of Kaukauna at City Hall after the parade for cookies and hot chocolate with Santa.

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Appleton Holiday Parade

Parade Schedule

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Time Event
6:00 pm Oshkosh Holiday Parade, Downtown Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI
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