I’ll admit that I thought that Christmas parades were something that happened in other places. We have Mardi Gras parades–not Christmas, right? WRONG. In fact, Tangipahoa parish alone has five. FIVE. That’s a whole lotta Christmas. So if you decide that you want to catch one of these moving holiday celebrations, here’s a list of them happening in our area.
St. Tammany Parish Christmas Parades
Merry Madisonville. December 1st, 2PM. For more information about the schedule and route, please see the event page.
Folsom Horse and Wagon Parade. December 8th, 1PM. See the route map and theme details on the event page.
Winter on the Water. December 8th, 4PM. For more info, please see the event page.
Christmas Parades in Tangipahoa Parish
60th Annual Rotary Club of Hammond Christmas Parade. December 1st, 5:30PM. This year’s theme is “A Louisiana Christmas.” See information about the route and how to participate in the parade on the Rotary’s website.
Amite’s Cajun Christmas Parade. December 6th, Downtown Amite, 6PM. For route information please visit the event page.
Ponchatoula Christmas Parade. December 9th, Downtown Ponchatoula, 5PM. Theme: Christmas on the Bayou. Route: Memorial Park – Hwy 22 – Ending at Ponchatoula Junior High
Kentwood Christmas Parade. December 10th. 6PM. This year’s theme is “Christmas on the Farm.” For information on the route, please see the event page.
Loranger Christmas Parade. December 13th. 6:30PM. Parade starts at the Loranger Fire Department.
Loranger Horse-Drawn Christmas Parade. December 15th, 1PM. For information on the route, please see the event page.
Orleans Parish Christmas Parades
Krewe of Jingle. December 1st, 1PM. Canal Street.
Jefferson Parish Christmas Parades
Harahan Christmas Parade. December 15th, Noon.
Parade starts at the corner of Jefferson Highway and Hord Street. It then heads westbound down Jefferson Highway and disbands after turning onto Folse Aveue.