With the summer long gone, and fall getting ready to wrap up, we’re closing in on the most wonderful time of the year. Arkansas has plenty of fun activities around Christmas, one of which is the fantastic Christmas parades that take place all around the state. Here are a few events that are worth checking out this holiday season.
Christmas Parade of the Ozarks
November 25, 2023
One of the earliest Christmas parades you can attend is a post-Thanksgiving tradition in the city of Springdale, Christmas Parade of the Ozarks. Businesses and organizations are encouraged to enter floats for the annual event, as hundreds of families line the streets.
Christmas Parade of Lights
Eureka Springs, AR
December 1, 2023
Floats, bands, walkers, and hundreds of thousands of lights will be on display during the Christmas Parade of Lights in Eureka. As of this writing, the 2023 theme has yet to be announced, but one thing is clear, a certain North Pole resident will be present at the parade.
North Little Rock Sertoma Christmas Parade
North Little Rock, AR
December 3, 2023
North Little Rock gets in the Christmas spirit every year at the North Little Rock Sertoma Christmas Parade, and in 2023 it returns. The parade will feature various floats, marching groups, decorated vehicles, school groups, local pageant winners, equestrian riders and, of course, Santa.
Paragould Christmas Parade
December 5, 2023
The Chamber of Commerce for Paragould is putting on its annual Christmas tradition, the Paragould Christmas Parade in downtown Paragould. Walking and riding groups will be joined by antique cars, trucks, and tractors.
El Dorado Christmas Parade
El Dorado, AR
December 7, 2023
The annual El Dorado Christmas Parade is the largest holiday parade in south Arkansas and a huge favorite among the locals. The Square has become the go-to spot to watch floats, bands, and other parade entries as they make their way toward downtown El Dorado.
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