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This Saturday! Holiday Lights Parade in Downtown Arlington

Santa Claus is coming to town! This Saturday, December 9th, Downtown Arlington will be aglow with the glory of Christmas. Family, friends, and neighbors alike are gathering at the Levitt Pavilion to watch the annual Holiday Lights Parade.

Come before the parade for a day of fun activities all across Downtown, whether you want to meet Santa, listen to live music, or get your face painted. New this year - The Levitt has added market vendors to help fill stockings and get those last minute gifts!

Official Schedule

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM | Reindeer Games at the George W. Hawkes Arlington Public Library

  • Pictures with Santa
  • Balloon Artists
  • Face Painting
  • Scavenger Hunt

3:45 PM to 5:00 PM at the Levitt Pavilion Arlington

  • Market vendors throughout the night
  • 3:45 PM Miss Persis Elf Show
  • 4:30 PM Hankins Band
  • 5:00 PM September Moon

6:00 PM - Parade in Downtown Arlington

7:15 PM to 8:30 PM at the Levitt Pavilion Arlington

  • 7:15 PM Tree Lighting
  • 7:30 PM Take pictures with Santa with tunes provided by DJ Gurrl

Looking for more to do? Check out these events across Downtown Arlington on Saturday!

2 PM to 5 PM at the First Baptist Church North Lawn

  • Craft and Play with inflatables, craft tables, and joyful carolers

4 PM to 6 PM at J Gilligan's Bar and Grill, hosted by Young Stars and Guitars

  • 4:00 – 4:30 p.m. – Allie Hogan
  • 4:30 – 6 p.m. – Max Segura & Landon Hodges

Don't miss our Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl on December 15th and more events across Downtown Arlington throughout the holidays!

Parade Route

Stay social! Use the hashtag #AHLP2023 to share your parade pictures.