Christmas Parade


2023 Fredericksburg Christmas Parade

Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 5:30pm

The Fredericksburg Christmas Parade will be held rain, shine or snow in downtown Fredericksburg on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 5:30pm. In the highly unusual event that severe weather requires a cancellation, we will notify people through our Fred Alerts “Events Notification” list. We would also post notifications on Facebook @FredParksRec and through our media partner B101.5 radio. The parade will not be rescheduled.

The parade is held along Caroline and Princess Anne Streets in Downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia. The parade is free to attend and the public invited. Please dress for cold weather and wear walking shoes. Come early and stay late!! Enjoy downtown shops and restaurants before and after the parade.

Streets will be closed on Saturday, December 2, 2023 in downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Parking will not be permitted on the streets along the parade route and some adjacent side streets beginning at 2:00 PM and closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 3:30 PM. There will be signs indicating the restrictions and vehicles will be towed at the owners’ expense on Saturday afternoon that have not been removed from the street.

The roads will remain closed until City maintenance crews finish cleaning the route. All streets are expected to be open by 9:00 PM. Expect traffic delays before and after the parade. Please be patient, use caution, and obey traffic signs. Please read the full Parade Street Closure Notice here.


Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation & Events 


Call: 540-372-1086

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