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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Annual Holiday Parade to Take Place December 2, 2018

The city of Charleston’s annual Holiday Parade will take place on Sunday, December 2, 2018, beginning at 3 p.m.

The parade will begin on Broad Street near Colonial Lake and will continue up Broad Street to King Street, where it will turn and travel north on King Street before dispersing on Calhoun Street near Marion Square.

The following road closures will be in effect during the event:

  • Lockwood Boulevard between Montagu Street and Broad Street will begin to close at 12:30 p.m.
  • Broad Street between Lockwood Boulevard & Rutledge Avenue will begin to close at 12:30 p.m.
  • Broad Street (between Rutledge Avenue and King Street), King Street (between Broad and Calhoun Streets), Calhoun Street (between King and East Bay Streets) & adjacent streets will begin to close at 2:00 p.m.

To ensure pedestrian, vehicular, and equipment safety, as well as emergency vehicle access during the parade, parking along the route, including Broad Street, will be prohibited on Sunday, December 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Towing will be enforced during this time.

The annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will follow the Holiday Parade in Marion Square.

Please contact Basil Punsalan, Office of Cultural Affairs Outreach and Event Coordinator, at 843-577-2311 or with any questions or concerns.

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