Christmas Parade & Courthouse Lighting
Visit Prescott, Arizona during the Christmas season to enjoy some spectacular activities for the whole family. The Christmas Holiday Light Parade is a festive time, where Santa comes to see the kids. After the parade, be sure not to miss the Courthouse Lighting. It's great fun for the holiday time.
Organization: Prescott Valley Chamber
Date: 12/07/2013 update info
Time: 1:00:00 PM - 3:00:00 PM
Event Cost: Free
Venue: Prescott Courthouse in Prescott,AZ
Contact: The Prescott Chamber of Commerce
Carols and other seasonal festivities make this annual event one of the most popular in the Prescott area. Bask in the holiday glow as revelers and carolers fill you with the Christmas spirit at this beloved Prescott tradition. Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett will read the Christmas Story this year.
- Fabulous floats, pets and even people light up the street
- The Light Parade moves through downtown Prescott on its way to the Courthouse.
- The first Saturday after Thanksgiving
Overview: Stop at the Courthouse Square to see the start of the annual Holiday Light Parade on the first Saturday after Thanksgiving, the beginning of some wonderful Christmas activities in Prescott, Arizona. The following Saturday you will find the Courthouse lighting a great holiday treat with christmas carolers and holiday cheer.
When: The Lights Parade is typically held on the 1st Saturday after Thanksgiving while the Courthouse Lighting will take place on the following Saturday
Where: The Courthouse Square in downtown Prescott, AZ
Fees: FREE event for all
Details: Fabulous floats, pets and even people light up the street, and Santa is waving in this community celebration. The Light Parade moves through downtown Prescott on its way to the Courthouse.
After the parade, the beautiful Courthouse Lighting ceremony takes place on Gurley Street. There are carols and more fun during this festive time, with lights ablaze. Sharlot Hall Museum also has a Frontier Christmas Open House with cider and home made cookies by a roaring fire. Everyone gathers to decorate the town's Christmas tree.
For a truly old-fashioned and down-home Christmas, come to Prescott this year. Be sure not to forget your camera to capture the joy on your child's face when he or she sees Santa.
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