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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Daytona Beach's Holly Jolly Christmas Parade is Saturday, Dec. 14

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Ring in the holidays with the City of Daytona Beach! The Holly Jolly Christmas Parade will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14. Enjoy local bands, festive floats and performances by community organizations. 

Parade Route
The parade begins at Bellevue Avenue and Beach Street and travels north on Beach Street to Bay Street. For more information, visit the Holly Jolly Christmas Parade website

The Judging/Review area is at Magnolia Avenue and Beach Street. 

3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 - Parking Affected on Beach Street
Parking on the east side of Beach Street from Orange Avenue to Bay Street will be coned off beginning at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13. Free public parking is available on the west side of Beach Street, behind the shops off of Palmetto Avenue and City Island.

5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 - Road Closures
Northbound/southbound lanes on Beach Street from Bellevue Avenue to Bay Street will be closed beginning at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, until after the parade.

NOTE: The ISB Bridge will remain open; however, when the parade reaches this location, no vehicles will be allowed to cross the intersection. In addition, motorists will not be able to turn left or right onto Beach Street from the ISB Bridge beginning at 5 p.m. until after the parade. Motorists should use Seabreeze and Oakridge Boulevards as an alternate route.

Parking on City Island is possible during the parade; however, City Island will be accessible via Orange Avenue only and closed when the parade reaches Orange Avenue until after the parade.

Parade attendees should plan to arrive early and bring chairs and/or blankets.

Portable restrooms will be available at different locations.

The parade will travel in the northbound lane once it reaches Orange Avenue and heads north to Bay Street. Parade attendees will be able to sit in the median from Orange Avenue to Bay Street.

For more information or to participate, please contact Charles Bryant at (386) 671-8185 or Vincent Terry at (386) 671-5830.

If you are interested in submitting a parade entry, please fill out this application (PDF) and send to Charles Bryant by email or mail a printed version to the following address:

City of Daytona Beach
Attn: Charles Bryant
301 South Ridgewood Ave.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

For more information on the parade, visit the Holly Jolly Christmas Parade website. 

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