Amazing Christmas decorations of a fire truck at the parade

Halifax Parade of Lights is an exciting event held every November

Halifax, NS, Canada

Parade of Lights is an annual event in Halifax, NS sponsored by the local paper Chronicle Herald. Many local businesses participate to make this an unforgettable event for kids and families. Also, know as the holiday parade of lights it takes place around November 18 each year. The days are already very short and it gets dark early which is perfect for this wonderful event. The parade first follows Barrington street, then Spring Garden road, and University avenue. It ends at the hospital for sick kids so that they can enjoy the parade from the windows.

Santa himself greets people from a red sleigh, artificial snow looks so real
Harlequin waving to the crowd

Holiday Parade of lights follows main streets in downtown Halifax and the city starts to close the traffic at around 4 pm. It is a good idea to arrive in advance and find parking. Parking will be free because the parade usually is scheduled for Saturday. Some time will be needed to walk to where the parade will be and find a spot. Dress warm as November night can be cold. And most importantly – have fun!

Closer look at reindeer made with lots of led lights
Cadets carry Canadian flag to the accompaniment of brass band
Plush and cuddly polar bear at a float by Sobeys
Cute bright snowman
Hal-Con sci-fi associations participates with all kinds of characters from X-men to Star wars
Nativity scene with a sheep and a goat at the parade
Bright and pretty gingerbread house
Live outdoor Nativity Pageant group advertising their event in December
Santa’s workshop colorful display at the holiday parade of lights
LED string lights make a lovely reindeer and rabbit scene
Kids on a parade of lights float under a Christmas tree
Christmas story play promotion by Neptune Theater of Halifax
Beautiful lights on a float with live band
North Pole display
Live music cheers up people on a chilly November night
Beautiful LED snowflakes add to the festive atmosphere
Dog mascot giving high fives to the children, animal shelter float
Candy canes and Xmas lights on a firetruck
Parks Canada presents Victorian Christmas at the Citadel
Kids greeting the spectators from the colorful float
Antique firetruck with Christmas lights
Christmas presents – only forty days left
Crime stoppers float is always popular with kids
Little girl with a snowflake poster on a float
Large candy canes with bright lights
Dancing girls in Santa’s suites
Group of flag throwers
Clown in a harlequin costume
Santa Claus is coming to town, Santa’s beautiful sleigh with reindeer at the Parade of lights closes this wonderful event
Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas, says Santa Claus

   16.10.2023  by FPImages


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