Parade of Lights

2023 Parade of Lights

6 p.m. on Saturday, November 18, 2023

The Festival of Lights annual Parade of Lights features floats shaped by bright, colorful LED lights, including:

  • 70-foot long float of the famous Clydesdale horse team pulling a delivery wagon
  • 95-foot-long smoke-spewing Chinese dragon
  • Chopper motorcycle
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • The Duck and Ducklings
  • 160-foot long Steam Engine Train
  • The USS East Peoria of Star Trek fame, back for the first time in three years

Spectators can spread out along the approximately two-mile route which is mostly along East Washington Street and Taylor Street.

Parade Livestream

Those who love a parade will have the option to view from the comfort of home or anywhere else by watching a livestream of the Parade of Lights courtesy of WMBD TV-31.

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