9 Holiday and Christmas Parades in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley

As the season changes, we’re busy working on over a dozen holiday posts that will all come out in November! These posts remind us that it is TRULY the most wonderful time of the year!

To kick off the holiday fun, today we’re sharing our list of 2019 Wabash Valley holiday parades. Because what better way to kick off the season than by watching Santa float into town?

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Wabash Valley Holiday Parades

November 15. Join Santa & Mrs. Claus as they parade through the Honey Creek Mall on Friday, November 15 at 6pm. The Terre Haute South High School Marching Band will lead Santa in a fun parade to his workshop at center court. Santa will be available for photos immediately following the parade.

November 29th. Lighted Christmas parade in Brazil at 7 pm. Parade Theme is “Jack Frost Nipping at Your Nose.” Cookies and Hot Chocolate will also be given away at the courthouse. ​
8:45pm: A Gift of Christmas Fireworks, followed by the lighting of Forest Park.

November 30.  6:30 p.m. (CENTRAL TIME!) Lighted Parade in Paris, IL. Parade begins with the lighting of the Christmas Tree.

November 30. Although it’s not an official parade, Santa will be arriving by fire truck at the Meadows at noon as part of the Christmas at Meadows event.

December 1. 1:00 p.m. Christmas Parade in CLOVERDALE, IN. The Downtown Christmas Parade takes place at 1:00 pm. Enjoy marching bands, floats and even Santa. After the parade you are invited to go visit Santa at the Ice House located across from the Fire department. FREE PICTURES.

December 6. Lighted Parade on Candy Canes on Main in Casey, IL. This year’s Candy Canes on Main event in Casey kicks off with a lighted parade @ 6 PM on Friday,
December 6, 2019. Want to know more about visiting Casey? Read our article all about “The Big Things in a Small Town” HERE.

December 7. Christmas Parade in Marshall, IL. The “Parade of Lights” will be coming to downtown Marshall on December 7th  for Holly Days.

December 7. 6 p.m. Light Your Way Christmas Parade in Downtown Terre Haute.


December 14. Lighted Christmas parade in FARMERSBURG.Santa will make his way down Main Street starting at 7th and Main, heading east to first street and ending at the Firehouse. Please stop by to visit with Santa, enjoy a cup of warm cocoa and receive a treat bag.


As always, typos happen and event details change. Please confirm details with event coordinators before making your plans!



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