Rock Hill Christmas Parade

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Rock Hill Christmas Parade
Friday, December 6, 2019 at 6:30 PM


The Rock Hill Christmas Parade is a great way to RING in the season. This evening parade showcases thousands of colorful lights and ends with a special appearance from the Big Guy himself. We will be posting updates to this page as the event date gets closer, so check back often!  Questions may be directed to staff at Fewell Park Recreation Center:  803-329-5645.

The 2019 Rock Hill Christmas Parade is Full and No Longer Accepting Applications.

Parade Route, Street Closings & Parking Options:

The traditional parade route will be in use with the parade starting on Oakland Ave. near Winthrop University, proceeding on Oakland towards Old Town, right on White St., left across the municipal parking lot by Wells Fargo, left on Main St. and ending at Elizabeth Ln. (past Fountain Park).  To prepare for the parade, Oakland Ave. from Cherry Rd. to Union Ave. will be closed to general traffic starting at 2 PM on the day of the parade.

Link to Route Map, a List of Street Closings and Parking Options

Order of Parade Units:

Here's a list of UNITS by number (page 1) and by name (page 2).  Look for your favorites and enjoy the parade!   

Float Lighting Examples:

For those who are already working on their float design for this year, here are tips for Float Lighting that may be helpful.  The use of lights is very important for a successful evening parade. 


The Rock Hill Christmas Parade is typically held the first weekend of December in downtown Rock Hill, lighting the way for the nationally famous Christmasville Festival