IT’S TIME TO PARADE
The Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce Light the Night Christmas Parade, presented by H-E-B is back!
This beautifully illuminated night parade with over 120 entries will roll down the city’s historic Main Street, between the intersections of Washington and Bowie streets, on Friday, December 1 at 6:30 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and pick your favorite viewing location! Please maintain a safe distance from the parade entries and do not allow children to move into the street. Entries are prohibited from tossing candy or passing out items of any kind to keep everyone safe.
WE’RE ON TV
For those unable to attend in-person, be sure to tune into CBS Austin from 6:30-7 p.m. for live parade coverage! The parade, in its entirety, will also be livestreamed on the station’s website and FBG.Live. The parade broadcast is sponsored by Methodist Hospital Hill Country.
View and download an application to enter your float or vehicle in the parade HERE.
Parade entries are free.
View important entry rules and safety standards HERE.
As always, first-come-first served seating along the parade route is FREE. Bleacher seating is $25 per person. Purchase your seats HERE.
All sales are FINAL. Reserved bleacher tickets are non-refundable. In the event of a weather-related parade cancellation, bleacher tickets will be honored the parade’s alternate date of Friday, December 8, 2023. While we do not expect a COVID-19 related cancellation, we reserve the right to cancel for reasons of public health without refund or future reuse of tickets.
AFTERGLOW ON MARKTPLATZ
Be sure to join us for the Afterglow Nonprofit Market on Marktplatz immediately following the parade!
EAT AND DRINK
A variety of delicious food and drink await you at the Oktoberfest Halle on Marktplatz!
We have a wonderful line-up of food and wine vendors to serve you before and after the parade.
FREE photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus in the whimsical Peppermint Platz, located under the Kinder Halle.