California Christmas Parades


Livermore Holiday Sights & Sounds Parade

December 3, 2022, 6 -8:30 p.m. Christmas Tree Lighting immediately following the Parade!

Parade Route is First Street between  L Street and McLeod. Due to construction there will be no viewing area or parade between L and M on First!

First Street at McLeod
Livermore, CA


The Downtown Livermore Holiday Sights & Sounds Parade is a festive holiday event inviting all to attend. If you love local marching bands, music, light displays, and Santa Claus, you're in the right place! The hour long parade is a sizeable endeavor that entertains locals and visitors to Tri-Valley. One of the guidelines of this parade that maintains its quality is that walking entries aren't accepted, thus providing many floats and vehicles lit and decorated. All entries must be lighted or have holiday music incorporated into the design, according to parade planners, Livermore Downtown Inc.

 Parade on First Street at 6pm! Featuring local Businesses, Marching Bands, Music, Lighting Displays & Santa Claus! We are excited to honor Past Mayor John Marchand for his years of service on City Council and as Mayor and in thanks for his dedication to Downtown Health and Vitality. Calling all Floats, Marching Bands and cool vehicles! Application is still available to apply! We are seeking fun entries showcasing the sights and sounds of the holidays! Be creative and be FUN!!! Still time to join us!! Click Here

Part of the Home for the Holidays Downtown Livermore event, there's a Tree lighting ceremony after the Holiday Sights and Sounds parade.

Parking & Handicapped Parking are available at the FREE Livermore Valley Center Parking Garage, 2350 Railroad Avenue.

Before the parade Home for the Holidays goes from Noon to 4 p.m. as the launch of the shopping season. Horse drawn carriage rides, holiday performances and Snow in Lizzie Fountain are some highlights of this event. Located at The Flag Pole Plaza, corner of First Street & S. Livermore Ave., there's an entire afternoon of entertainment:
12 Noon Christmas Dance Show from Amador Dance Xtreme
1 p.m. Holiday Gymnastics Routine from West Coast Training Center
2 p.m. Holiday Sing Along with Valley Montessori School
3 p.m. Performance from the Tri Valley Rep Theatre
4 p.m. Music from Fort Point Garrison Band
5:15 p.m. Holiday Sing-a-Long with Trinity

Livermore enjoys its holiday celebrations, and the downtown region is the hub of activity for such pleasures. In addition to the tree lighting, another annual festivity is the Livermore Valley Dance Theatre Nutcracker Ballet. Before Christmas comes around, be sure to check out the Halloween events held downtown. Summer is filled with blossoms in the air, and the sweet sounds from an outdoor stage where Shakespeare and Opera are performed under the stars.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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