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Annual Santa Parade in Downtown Belleville


Friday, November 24, 2023    
All Day


Annual Santa Parade in Belleville
North Third and West A Street, Belleville, IL

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Join the family-friendly parade and festivities welcoming Santa on Nov. 24!

The Optimist Club of Belleville invites you to welcome Santa to town on Nov. 24.

Activities will include:

  • The annual “Santa Parade” from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • The official “Lighting of the Fountain” and “Holiday Sing-a-Long” beginning at 6 p.m.

The parade will begin at the intersection of North Third and West A Street. One of the largest parades in southern Illinois, it will include:

  • Floats
  • Marching bands
  • Dance groups and more!
Be sure to return to the Optimist Santa House on Public Square for the lighting of the fountain and festivities beginning at 6 p.m.