Beloit reveals schedule for Grand Lighted Holiday Parad

By Nick Viviani. Published Nov. 20, 2023


BELOIT, Wis. (WMTV) – The City of Beloit released the rough schedule for this year’s Grand Lighted Holiday Parade, along with details about the route.


The parade will end in a more spectacular fashion this year with a fireworks show now capping the event, organizers said.


The festivities begin at 5 p.m. on Friday, November 24, when the bands take the stage at First National Bank Plaza, according to the schedule. About an hour later, the star of the show – Santa Claus himself – arrives to help light up the tree. Here’s the full lineup (taken from the city schedule):


  • 5 p.m. – Live music starts at First National Bank Plaza
  • 6 p.m. – Santa arrives and the tree lighting begins
  • 6:15 p.m. – Lighted parade begins along Grand Ave. (from 3rd Street to Hoarce White Park)
  • 7 p.m. – Photos and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Walnut Creek Awards, 400 E. Grand Ave.

See parade route and full article here