The 2017 ABC 11 Raleigh Christmas Parade presented by Shop Local Raleigh will be held Saturday, November 18, 2017. Join us for the largest Christmas Parade between Washington, DC and Atlanta.
Greater Raleigh Merchants Association & Shop Local Raleigh
November 18, 2017
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. It is rebroadcast on Christmas morning.
The parade begins on Hillsborough Street at St. Mary’s Street and proceeds to the State Capitol.
From there, the parade will turn right onto Salisbury Street, left onto Morgan Street and right onto Fayetteville Street before it continues to Lenoir Street where it disbands.
Tips for watching the Raleigh Christmas Parade
Street parking is free on Saturday and at various lots and decks in downtown Raleigh, including the Wake County Parking Deck at the intersection of Davie and Cabarrus Streets.