WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade

The 2013 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, November 23, 2013.  Join us for the largest Christmas Parade between Washington, DC and Atlanta.

Presented By:
Greater Raleigh Merchants Association

Sponsored By:
WRAL television

November 23rd, 2013

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

Official hotel partner for the parade:
Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Downtown

600 Glenwood Avenue

Raleigh, NC 27603


Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown – VIP Raleigh Christmas Parade rate of $99.00
To book your room, contact the Sales Department:  Doug Shelow – (919) 825-4770 or doug.shelow@hilton.com or Christian McNair – (919) 825-4770 or Christian.mcnair@hilton.com


For further information or if your are interested sponsoring a float, please call the Greater Raleigh Merchants Association at 919-755-9235.

You can also email: info@grma.org


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