Thursday, November 29, 2012

Holiday or Christmas Parades in the Chattanooga area 2012

Ooltewah High School Band-Disney Parade

For a 2013 list of parades read this post. Thanks!

Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus right down a Chattanooga area road. Yes folks, it is that time of year again. Time to watch all of the area holiday parades. Below is a listing of each parade and their start times. Merry Christmas!

Copperhill, TN December 1st, parade begins at 2 pm.
Murphy, NC December 1st, parade begins at 2 pm.
Dayton, TN December 1st, parade begins at 4:30 pm.
Cleveland, TN December 1st, parade begins at 6 pm.
Fort Oglethorpe, GA  December 1st, Christmas Parade begins at 6 pm.
Soddy Daisy, TN December 2nd, Holiday Parade starts at 2 pm. 
Ooltewah-Collegedale, TN December 2nd, Holiday Parade begins at 3 pm.
Dalton, GA December 6 parade begins at 6 pm.
Red Bank, TN, December 7th, Holiday Parade begins at 6 pm on Dayton Blvd. 
Ringgold, GA, December 7th, The parade and concert "Down Home Christmas Celebration" begins at 6 pm. Santa will be visiting the historic Ringgold Depot, so be sure to stop by with the kids.
Chattanooga's Holiday Starlight Parade begins at 6 pm on December 8th. Participants meet at the corner of 5th and Market. They will march in front of the Tennessee Aquarium and then turn on Broad Street and will end at 5th Avenue and Broad Street. The street parade is sponsored by Volkswagen Chattanooga
Tennessee River in downtown Chattanooga,  The Lighted Boat Parade, organized by Marine Max, is being held at 7 pm on December 8, 2012. The city of Chattanooga has decided to combine the Holiday Starlight Parade with the Lighted Boat Parade. In addition to combining the parades, and thanks to a nice donation from the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 175 (IBEW), the city will be shooting off fireworks from Renaissance Park. The Lighted Boat Parade will take place between Veterans Memorial and the Olgiati Bridges. Fireworks begin at 8 pm.