Christmas Parade Times in Central Florida

Before you don your festive sweaters and jingle bells, it's crucial to know when and where the Christmas parades will be marching through. We've gathered a detailed list of local parade times and routes, making sure your holiday season is filled with joy and cheer. Whether you're a veteran parade enthusiast or a newcomer to this yuletide tradition, this guide is your go-to resource. Let's explore and find out where the holiday spirit comes alive!

Here are the Christmas parade dates we know so far. More parade details for different cities will be updated throughout the season.


Desoto County

Arcadia - December 2, 6pm – 8pm 


Hardee County

Wachula - December 2, 6pm - 8pm 



Avon Park - November 27, 7pm - 9pm

Sebring - December 1, 7pm - 9pm

Lake Placid - December 9, 7pm- 9pm 



Plant City - December 1, 7pm - 8pm


Lake County

Mount Dora - December 2, 10am - 12pm


Okeechobee County

Okeechobee - December 9, 6pm - 9pm


Orange County

Apopka - December 9, 10am-12pm 


Polk County

Frostproof - December 2, 6pm - 9pm

Haines City - December 2, 6pm - 8pm

Lakeland - December 7, 7pm - 9pm

Havendale - December 8, 7pm - 9pm

Winter Haven - Boat Parade – December 8, 8:30pm - 8pm

Davenport - December 9, 4pm - 9pm

Lake Wales - December 9, 6pm - 9pm

Bartow - December 9, 6pm - 9pm

Dundee - December 9, 6pm - 8pm

Lake Alfred - December 9, 6:30pm - 8pm

Mulberry - December 9, 6pm - 8pm


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