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List of Christmas parades in the Richmond, Virginia area

Margaret Minnicks
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As soon as the big Thanksgiving meal, the Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, and Black Friday are over, there are many parades lined up in the Richmond, Virginia area starting December 2, 2023.

According to 8News, below is a list of upcoming Christmas parades for people to enjoy. You will see that more than one parade starts at the same time in different locations. Also, parades start as early as 10:15 a.m. and as late as 7 p.m. Therefore, you will have lots of choices. Enjoy whether you attend one or more.

Saturday, December 2, 2023

Dominion Energy Christmas Parade: At 10:15 a.m., the parade will begin on Broad Street and travel eastbound to 7th Street near the Richmond Coliseum. This is the earliest parade on the list.

Mechanicsville Christmas Parade: At 2 p.m., the parade will start at Signal Hill Road and will go through Strain Avenue, Hillis Way, Atlee Road, Business Route 360, and end on Elm Drive.

Prince George’s Christmas Parade: At 3 p.m., the parade will begin on the 6600 block of Courthouse Road.

Amelia County’s Christmas Parade: At 4 p.m., the parade will begin at the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) on 16130 Goodes Bridge Road. It will travel down Goodes Bridge Road, turn left onto Amelia Street, right onto Church Street, and then around the courthouse square on Washington Street and Court Street. The parade will end on Virginia Street.
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Sunday, December 3, 2023

Hopewell’s Christmas Parade: The parade starts at 4 p.m. on 327 Cavalier Square and goes through 15th Street, City Point Road and Main Street before its destination at the Ashford Civic Plaza.

Williamsburg’s Christmas Parade: This parade starts at 5 p.m. The route will be announced closer to the parade date. Those who want to receive parade updates should sign up here.

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Colonial Heights Christmas Parade: This is the only parade on the list at night. At 7 p.m., the parade will begin on the Boulevard. This year’s theme is "Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree."

Saturday, December 9, 2023

Varina Big Toy Parade in Henrico: At 1 p.m., the parade will begin at the River Bend Estates Drive and travel to its destination at Osborne Park and Boat Landing.

Richmond’s Annual Boat Parade of Lights: At 5 p.m., the parade will start at Rockettes Landing and end at Osbourne Landing.
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Sunday, December 10, 2023

Chester Christmas Parade: At 2 p.m., the parade will begin at the Chester YMCA, 3011 W. Hundred Road, travel down Route 10, and end at the intersection of Harrowgate Road at approximately 5 p.m.

Dinwiddie County Christmas Parade: The last parade on this list starts at 2 p.m. at Dinwiddie County Middle School, 11608 Courthouse Road, and ends at the Dinwiddie County Government Complex, 14010 Boydton Plank Road.

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