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The Asheville Downtown Association hosts the annual Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles, the Saturday before Thanksgiving beginning at 11am. The parade features about 100 entries from area nonprofits, businesses, marching bands, athletic troups, and of course, Santa Claus. The parade begins on Biltmore Avenue at Charlotte Street and concludes on Patton Avenue at S. French Broad.

We also host an annual Holiday Windows Contest and encourage you to enjoy the many decorated windows.

Of course, Downtown Asheville will be a great destination to experience the beautiful decorations and festivities of the holiday season through the end of the year.