Don’t Miss the Light Your Way Parade!

Our community LOVES the Light Your Way parade!  

Put it on your calendar ASAP because it’s sure to be one of your favorite community events of 2022!

2022 Light Your Way Parade

Saturday, December 3, 2022

“Light Your Way Parade” Presented by Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College begins at 6pm Saturday

Downtown Terre Haute


This post is part of our ongoing partnership with the Miracle on 7th Street committee. Plan to spend a portion of your weekend downtown enjoying all of the good things our community has to offer! 

The coordinators shared this update: 

“The Christmas parade is a wonderful Terre Haute event kicking off the holiday season,” said John Mace, director of conferences and events at SMWC. “SMWC is a proud sponsor of this event, and we invite everyone to join us in celebrating our community this season.”

The 2022 parade route begins at 5th Street and Wabash Avenue, goes east on Wabash and continues until 9th Street, then turns north. The area from Wabash Avenue to Cherry Street on 9th Street is designated as a Sensory Friendly Area for those with sound and food sensitivities. Therefore, food items will not be distributed in this one-block area and no sounds will be used. However, parade participants can hand out non-edible items.

Want to be in the parade? Creative and unique entries aligned with the parade’s Christmas theme are being accepted from the community. Entries must be family-friendly, contain lights and portray a Christmas story or theme. Up to 80 entries will be accepted, and three awards will be given at the event: best overall, most creative and most lights.

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