2023 Mid-South Christmas and Holiday Parades

2023 Mid-South Christmas and Holiday Parades

Here's a list of Memphis Christmas parades and Mid-South Christmas parades including dates, times, and routes for 2023.

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Memphis Christmas and Holiday Parades

Whitehaven Christmas Parade: November 18

Whitehaven's annual Christmas parade is on Saturday, November 18 starting at 10 a.m. It begins at Southland Mall at Elvis Presley Blvd. and Shelby Drive, continues down Elvis Presley Blvd., and ends at Laureen Drive. This is the 27th year -- wow! Enjoy 28 performance ensembles and more in this great Whitehaven tradition. There will also be a festive concert of holiday music on Sunday, Nov. 19, at Abundant Grace Fellowship Church at 4 p.m.

Collierville Christmas Parade: December 1

Collierville's annual Christmas Parade will take place Friday, December 1, 2023. Time is TBD but generally is in the evening. Thousands of spectators line the parade route from Byhalia Road north of White Road at Polo Run Road to West Collierville Middle School.

Olive Branch Christmas Parade: December 2

Olive Branch, Mississippi will host their holiday parade on Saturday, December 2 starting at 2 p.m. 

Bartlett Christmas Parade: December 2

The City of Bartlett will host “All I Want for Christmas is” at W.J. Freeman Park on December 3 beginning at 4 p.m. Take a look at the new parade route and locations here.

Millington Christmas Parade: December 2

Join the City of Millington for the 2023 Christmas Parade on December 2nd at 1:00pm! Lineup will begin at 12:00pm. The parade route will begin at Newport Avenue and travel down Navy Road to Leroy Boatwright Street. The theme for this year's parade is "Candy Cane Lane".

Southaven Christmas Parade: December 2

Join Southaven in their 43rd year of the Southaven Christmas Parade! Parade begins at 10 a.m.

Hernando Christmas Parade: December 4

The annual Hernando Christmas Parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Mt. Pleasant Extended and Commerce Street, traveling down Commerce Street, around the courthouse square and ending at Hernando Baptist Church on East Center Street.

Beale Street Holiday Parade: December 9 CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Be a part of the grandest holiday parade in the region! Join in the fun on America's most iconic street in downtown Memphis as we ring in the holiday season with marching bands, steppers, twirlers, floats, and all sorts of sights. Starts at 2 p.m.

Germantown Holiday Parade: December 10

The parade begins at 2 p.m. at the corner of Kimbrough Road and Farmington Boulevard, proceeds west on Farmington Boulevard to Exeter Road, turns north on Exeter Road and ends at Germantown Athletic Club.

Arlington Christmas Parade: December 16

The town of Arlington hosts their parade this year on Saturday, December 16 at 11 a.m. on Airline Road.

Bluff City Christmas Parade in Hickory Hill: December 17

Originally scheduled for December 2, the parade is being rescheduled to avoid conflicts with traffic control during the St. Jude Marathon on December 2. The parade, hosted by Dr. Telisa Franklin and Ladell Beamon with Grand Marshall Shelby County Board Commission Chairwoman Miska Clay Bibbs, will feature Santa Clause, a holiday fun fair, and live entertainment by Evie McKinney, Bird Williams, and Kristen Amani.

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November 8, 2019 8:45am
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November 13, 2019 2:22pm
Tony Rodgers
Looking for pictures or film of Christmas parades 1969 70 71
November 25, 2020 6:32pm
Holly Whitfield
Hi Tony! Your best bet is the Memphis Public Library photo archives: https://www.memphislibrary.org/digmemphis/
November 27, 2020 7:54am
Holly Whitfield
Or this: https://www.memphistypehistory.com/the-best-of-christmas-in-memphis/
November 27, 2020 8:07am

Hello! The OB parade times listed on their FB page say from 2-4p, not 11-1. 

November 17, 2022 12:52am

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