skyline-brightlights.jpgThe 30th Annual Holidays in the City Grand Illumination Parade is the region’s most popular parade in Hampton Roads. The theme for 2014 is "Bright Lights, Big City". The Grand Illumination Parade will take place on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 7:00 PM in Downtown Norfolk.

We look forward to vibrant and innovative unit entries and we are very excited that you will be joining us to bring the Holiday Season to Hampton Roads!. Your parade unit will be seen by tens of thousands of spectators lining the streets of Downtown Norfolk and by thousands more through the ABC 13 televised broadcast and rebroadcasts throughout the holiday season.

Unfortunately, we are no longer accepting applications for the 30th Annual Grand Illumination Parade. We invite you to apply for the 2015 Grand Illumination Parade once applications become available. Please check back with for updates. 

For more information about Parade Day and Participants, click on the links below:

Parade Day Information
Participant Line-Up
Parade Route
Line-Up Map

If you have any questions, please contact us.