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Holidays in Downtown Asheville

The Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles of WNC, rolls, dances and marches through downtown Asheville on Saturday, November 23 beginning at 11am. The parade features 100 entries including marching bands, dance and cheer squads, youth sports, nonprofits and businesses. The parade is produced by the Asheville Downtown Association in partnership with the City of Asheville.

2019 Theme: Peace on Earth. Our grand marshal is Madeline Delp, Miss Wheelchair USA.

Applications are available here:


Applications and Payment Due September 27th. Please read attached Rules and Information 

2018 sponsors included: Bojangles of WNC, The North Carolina Arboretum’s Winter Lights, Apple Tree Honda, Asheville Sun Soo Martial Arts, Kudzu Brands, Aloft Asheville Downtown, WLOS ABC 13, My40, Mix 96.5, Star 104.3, The 828.com, 99.9 Kiss Country, Asheville Scene, Asheville Citizen-Times and Asheville Color & Imaging.