- Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 10 a.m.
Welcome Santa Holiday Parade
November 30, 2019
Parade begins at 10:00 am
Join us at this annual family tradition in downtown Akron. The parade kicks off at 10:00 am and will feature over 75 units including floats, costumed characters, dance groups and area organizations. The parade will end with Santa coming to town!
The parade will take place rain, snow or shine. The parade route starts at the corner of Exchange and Bowery Streets. It runs along Bowery through the Akron Children's Hospital complex and ends at Bowery and Quaker.
Holiday Parade Route
Parents, family and friends can line up along Bowery Street (between Exchange and Quaker) to watch the parade. Spectators should bring their own chairs or blankets.
Following the parade, the awards ceremony will take place inside at Lock 3 along with costumed characters and holiday fun. Guests can enter Lock 4 at the end of the parade route to access Lock 3.