Get an early start celebrating the holidays at the 2018 Raleigh Christmas Parade this Saturday, November 17! Presented by the Greater Raleigh Merchants Association and Shop Local Raleigh, the start time is scheduled for 9:40 AM with the route beginning on Hillsborough Street at St. Mary’s Street. For the full parade map, click here.

The Parade will last about 2.5 hours and is telecast from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. It is rebroadcast on Christmas morning. ABC 11 WTVD is the Parade’s official broadcast partner.

The Greater Raleigh Merchants Association has organized the Raleigh Christmas Parade since 1944. The Parade is the largest between Atlanta and Washington, DC.

Kick the holiday season off at this beloved local tradition!