Downtown Norfolk Grand Illumination Parade

Holidays in the City celebrates six weeks of magical festivities, saluting the holidays of Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa and New Year's Eve. The festivities begin on Saturday, November 22 at 7:00pm with the illumination of the downtown Norfolk and Olde Towne Portsmouth skylines followed by Hampton Roads' most cherished event, the Grand Illumination Parade. Festive floats, marching bands, giant balloons, dancers and Santa himself will delight spectators as they parade through downtown Norfolk. This year's theme is Bright Lights, Big City!

Holidays in the City serves up a season full of amazing experiences in the most vital and vibrant holiday destination in the region.

Event Dates/Times

11/22/2014
 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM