2016 Holiday Parades in the Philadelphia Area

Everyone loves a parade and there are plenty going on in the area this holiday season.  For more holiday events check out our Holiday Event Guide.

 Mars Drinks Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade Presented by QVC

Santa's Arrival at Suburban Square

Saturday, November 26th
at 11:00 am

Santa's Parade & Fun Run/Walk in Downtown Media
Sunday, November 27th at 5pm

Media's 3rd Annual Santa's State Street Fun Run & Walk will begin the festivities at 3pm! 

The run will be followed by The 3rd Annual Santa's Parade. Dozens of magical floats and musical entertainment will get us all into the true Christmas spirit. And you know who will be our special guests, Mr. and Mrs. Claus, of course!
The parade begins at 5 sharp!

December, 2nd & 3rd 

Pictures with Reinders, Winter Carriage rides – 5:30pm – 8:30pm
Face painting and tree ornament crafts at the Radnor Fire Co. 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Carolers stroll the streets of Wayne. Hot chocolate and goodies at the Wayne Senior Center
5:30 – 8PM
Santa arrives and Tree lighting – 7:30pm

Santa Parade along Lancaster Avenue and ending at Wayne Hotel – 10:00 am
Santa rides into Wayne with the Radnor Fire Co. and meets with children on the veranda of the Wayne Hotel until 11:30 am

Friday, December 2nd

This annual West Chester tradition, hosted by the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce, will kick off Friday, December 2nd at 7:15 pm! The parade promises to provide a seasonal mix of traditional elements with a modern twist—local schools, businesses, volunteer fire companies, and other service organizations will join the many marching bands, floats, and antique vehicles that have cemented themselves as mainstays in the Old-Fashioned Christmas experience.