Love parades? We’ve got them this Christmas!

If you love parades and Christmas, you’ll love this list of Christmas parades around the Birmingham area. Mark your calendar for one near you, and make it a family outing!

Photo courtesy of Ron Burkett

Saturday, December 14, 6pm
Parade starts at City Hall and ends at Main Street Plaza

Saturday, December 7, 10am
Parade starts at Ernest McCarty Ford on Hwy 31, then right on 2nd Place NW at police station and ends at Southbrook Village on 1st Street SW

Saturday, December 14, 2pm
Parade flows through Downtown Bessemer. This year’s theme is “Teaming up for Christmas.” Come dressed in your favorite college or professional team’s attire!

Sunday, December 8, 4:30pm
The parade will start at the intersection of 5th Avenue South and 15th Street South. The route will pass Children’s of Alabama, Ronald McDonald House, Railroad Park, and the downtown loft district before finishing at Linn Park, where the city’s Christmas tree will be lit afterward.

Bluff Park [Hoover]
Saturday, December 7, 10am
Parade will begin and end at the park adjacent to Shades Cliff Pool

Saturday, December 7, 6pm
Parade starts on Highway 31 at the Calera Community Center and ends on 8th Avenue. Christmas Village from noon-4pm at Calera City Hall; food vendors, local artisans, and more will be available at this free event.

Center Point
Saturday, December 14, 11am
Parade will begin at Cathedral of the Cross and proceed down Roebuck Parkway

Saturday, December 21
9am – Entertainment at grandstand [behind Winn-Dixie]
10am – Parade, starting at Chelsea Middle School and ending at Winn-Dixie. Jingle Mingle is noon-3pm at Chelsea Community Center.

Saturday, December 14, 3:30pm
Parade starts at Clay Chalkville High School parking lot, proceeds down Deerfoot Parkway, Old Springville Road, Trussville Clay Road, and back to the high school

Thursday, December 5, 5:00-8:30pm
Activities begin on Main Street at 5pm, and the parade starts at 7pm

Thursday, December 5, 6pm
Parade will start on Mt. Olive Road near the library and turn right on Fieldstown Road, left on Grubbs Road, and circle back to Main Street to Gardendale High School.

Saturday, December 7, 10am
Parade will proceed from North Main Street to South Main Street and end near Dollar General

Saturday, December 7, 1pm
Parade can start as early as 12:30pm if floats are ready early. Route follows Helena Road [Highway 261] and ends in Old Town Helena

Thursday, December 5, 6:30pm
Parade begins at the Homewood Library and proceed on Oxmoor Road, left on 18th Street, right on 29th Avenue, left on 19th Street, and left on 28th Avenue to 18th Street. Festivities at City Hall Plaza afterward including Homewood High band, Christmas tree lighting, and Santa Claus.

Saturday, December 14, 10am
Parade starts at Hueytown United Methodist Church and goes down High School Road, to Hueytown Road, left on Dabbs Avenue, left on Forrest Road, left on Allison-Bonnett Memorial Highway, and left on High School Road back to the church.

Saturday, December 7, 10am
Parade starts near Irondale Community School and proceeds through the downtown area.

Friday, December 13, 7pm
Join the parade festivities along Parkway Drive through downtown Leeds.

Saturday, December 14, 4pm
Parade route normally follows a route from the McAdory High School area, through Letson Farms, left on Bell Hill Road, and back toward the high school.

Saturday, December 5, 10:30am
Parade starts at Midfield Community Center. Immediately following, the city’s Christmas tree will be lit.

Thursday, December 5, 6pm
Parade follows Main Street through downtown Montevallo

Saturday, December 14, 5pm
Parade begins at ADESA on Moody Parkway and ends at the Moody Municipal Park near the intersection of Moody Parkway and Park Avenue.

Saturday, December 14, 5pm
Parade starts at Bryan Elementary School in Kimberly and proceeds down Stouts Road to the park.

Mountain Brook
Sunday, December 8, 3-4pm
Parade will start at Office Park and travel to Mountain Brook Village down Cahaba Road, turn right on Culver Road and continue back to Cahaba Road and back to Office Park.

Thursday, December 5, 6:30-9pm, Pelham Civic Complex
Santa visits from 5:30-6:15; tree lighting is at 6:30. Free ornaments passed out to 1,000 guests, and free ice skating from 7:30-9pm. Community church choir will sing Christmas music.

Saturday, December 7, 10am
Parade starts at Pinson Valley High School and end at Triangle Park.

Pleasant Grove
Saturday, December 7, 9am
Parade starts near the intersection of Park Road and Pleasant Grove Road and ends near First Baptist Church

Saturday, December 14, 5:30pm
Parade starts on Commerce Circle and ends at Tarrant City Hall. Following the parade, light refreshments will be available, and Santa will meet children for pictures.

Saturday, December 14, 3pm
Parade will begin on Parkway Drive, turn right on Gadsden Highway, right on Chalkville Mountain Road and end at the Trussville Mall. The city’s Christmas tree lighting will be held immediately afterward on the Mall, with Santa on hand to meet children.

Vestavia Hills
Sunday, December 8, 2-4pm
Parade will start at the Liberty Park Sports Complex and proceed to Alston Meadows. Following the parade, the Liberty Park Christmas Celebration will include kids’ activities, music, refreshments, and pictures with Santa.

Thursday, December 12, 6pm
Parade will take place on Main Street, with a tree lighting ceremony to follow at Warrior City Hall.

Saturday, December 14, 10am
Park along Old Highway 280 between City Hall and County Road 55 to view the parade. In the event of inclement weather, the parade will be held Thursday, December 19 at 5pm.


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