The 31st Annual Holidays in the City Grand Illumination Parade is the region’s most popular parade in Hampton Roads. The theme for 2015 is "Musical Madness". The Grand Illumination Parade will take place on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 7:00pm in Downtown Norfolk.

While the deadline for submitting a Participant Application for the 2015 Grand Illumination Parade has passed, below are some guidelines to help when submitting and application for the 2016 parade.  To be considered in 2016, you can e-mail your contact information to Holidays in the City.

Program Guide
The program guide contains information vital to application process including set guidelines based on the type of parade unit you may enter. Please review it thoroughly before submitting your application as it contains deadlines, acceptance criteria, theme suggestions, tips and resources.