Parade Route & Map

Parade Route

Download the Parade Route Map (PDF)

The parade will start at the intersection of East Washington Street and Dolans Lane, where Auto Zone is located. It will continue along Washington Street, turning left at the intersection with Camp Street.

The floats will then turn right from Washington onto Taylor Street at Gerber Collision and Glass, and continue along Taylor in front of Central Junior High School, ending at Taylor Street and Springfield Road at the U.S. Post Office.

Parade Route Map

Map of 2019 Festival of Lights Parade route

Parade Narrator Locations for 2020

For many years announcers from radio station group Midwest360 have set up at businesses along the parade route, announcing a narration of the parade over speakers to the spectators in those areas. (This is not a live radio broadcast.) If you want to hear about the parade floats as they pass by, go to the locations where the announcers will be located:

104.9 The Wolf

East Peoria Community High School
1401 E Washington Street

104.9 The Wolf

One Degree Functional Health
1100 E Washington Street
(Near the intersection of East Washington Street and Meadow Avenue)

1290 & 102.7 Super Hits WIRL

Merlin 200,000 Mile Shops
927 E Washington Street

Mix 106.9

Gerber Collision & Glass
741 Taylor Street
(Intersection of East Washington and Taylor streets)

93.3 The Drive

Remmert Funeral Home
The back of the business in the 600 block of Taylor Street