WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade

The 2016 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, November 19, 2016.  Join us for the largest Christmas Parade between Washington, DC and Atlanta.

Presented By:
Greater Raleigh Merchants Association

Sponsored By:
WRAL television

November 19, 2016

Start time:
9:40 A.M.

Parade Route: download parade map

  • Begins on Hillsborough Street at St. Mary’s Street
  • proceeds to the State Capitol
  • turns right onto Salisbury Street
  • turns left onto Morgan St.
  • Turns right onto Fayetteville St
  • and continues to Lenoir Street where it disbands

Length of Parade Route:
Approximately 1.4 miles

The Parade will last about 2.5 hours. The Parade telecast airs from 10:00a.m. to 12:00p.m. on WRAL-TV & UNC-TV North Carolina. It is rebroadcast on Christmas morning.

Participant Information:
Parade Application
Parade Registration Schedule
Parade Fees
Parade Day Line-Up
Parade Day Photography
Awards for Parade Participants

For further information or if your are interested sponsoring a float, please call the Greater Raleigh Merchants Association at 919-256-3640.

You can also email: info@grma.org


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