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West Allis Christmas Parade

Lights, Camera, Christmas at the Annual West Allis Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 1, 2018 | 4:45 p.m.

The West Allis Christmas Parade is an annual holiday tradition, and the only night-time Christmas parade in Southeast Wisconsin! Enjoy marching bands and live performers, creative floats and vintage vehicles, meet elves, cartoon characters, and of course, wave to Santa Claus himself at the end of the parade!

This year’s theme is “Lights, Camera, Christmas”, a blockbuster celebration of the season!

Parade Route
The Parade will be marshaled at the 81st Street (Gate 2) State Fair Park entrance.  The Parade will proceed east on Greenfield Avenue to 70th Street, then south to Orchard Avenue.

Participate in the Parade!
If you or your organization, non-profit, school group, or performance group would like to participate in this year’s parade, register online here.  Please read the parade rules and regulations here.

Support the West Allis Christmas Parade

Donation and Sponsorship Opportunities
The West Allis Christmas Parade is supported entirely by donations and the generosity of our sponsors. Learn more about corporate sponsorship or make an individual donation here.

Christmas on the Avenue and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Experience Christmas on the Avenue prior to the parade. Christmas on the Avenue begins at 2 p.m. and features children and family activities, crafts, hayrides and more. Festivities will conclude at 3:30 p.m. Christmas caroling and the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony will begin at 4 p.m. at the West Allis Centennial Park Plaza on 76th and Greenfield Avenue.

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