Downtown Boulder Light Up The Holidays

30th Annual Lights of December Parade

Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

In its 30th year, spectators will enjoy floats created and decorated by local businesses, churches and civic groups. Crowds will enjoy marching bands, lit fire engines, holiday carolers and much more. The grand finale includes an appearance by the jolly old man himself - Santa Claus!

The Parade starts at 15th & Walnut and heads West to Broadway, then North on Broadway to Spruce, and then East on Spruce ending at 15th.  There will be reviewing stands at 14th & Walnut and Broadway & Pearl.  See a map of the parade route here.


Participate in the parade:

The Lights of December Parade is currently full, but if you would like to be held on our waitlist in the event that a participant drops out, please email our Events Coordinator at

Interested in Volunteering?

Volunteers needed to help clear the staging area and inform the public on where to park during the parade. As a thank you, volunteers receive a Downtown Boulder Gift Card. Visit our Volunteer Local page for more details.

Questions? Email us


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