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Encinitas Holiday Parade

Saturday, December 2, 2017 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Encinitas' favorite holiday tradition. Put it on your calendar. Nearly 100 parade entries will roll, march, cycle, scoot and cruise down the Coast Highway on the most magical night of the year.

Thousands of people will be on floats and in bands with tens of thousands more cheering them on as the 2017 Encinitas Holiday Parade rolls along Coast Highway 101 on Saturday, December 2nd. The parade begins at 5:30 PM. It is preceded by a 5:00 PM tree lighting ceremony with a brief appearance by Santa at the Lumberyard (near Starbucks coffee).

The 2017 parade theme is “Celebrating the Arts”.  Encinitas has a thriving art scene, and for the 2017 Parade, we invite our nearly 100 expected entries to go all out with creativity, showcasing amazing and beautiful floats, performance art and music. 

Interested in having an entry in the Parade?  Click here for the 2017 Encinitas Holiday Parade Entry Application.

For additional information, email or call 760-633-2760.  Sponsorship opportunities are available for this special event.