APS Electric Light Parade

APS Electric Light Parade


​Saturday, December 2, 2017
Parade Start:
Central Ave. and Montebello Ave. at 7 p.m.
Parade End:
7th St​​. and Indian School Rd. *Parade Run-Time Varies​

​Parade Entry Information:

Register Your Parade Entry​​​Parade Entry Information Guide​​​

If you have questions about the APS Electric Light Parade, please contact us at elp@phoenix.gov.


For more than three decades, the APS Electric Light Parade has been an event where families, neighborhood groups and businesses from across the city come together to spread the joy of the holiday season to more than 100,000 spectators. 

Float Judging and
Pre-Parade Activities:

December 1, 2017

5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.​

North Phoenix Baptist Church

5757 N. Central Ave.

Float Viewing & Judging:

Attendees are able to get an up close and personal view of many of the parade floats. This is your chance to admire the detail and hard work that goes into making these floats come alive.

Free Kids Event :

Santa's Village

A free family event that includes face painting, arts and crafts, small games and a photo with Santa. Each activity area will highlight a different holiday tradition from around the world.

Hosted by the students of Arizona State University's Recreation Management program.


Parade Sponsor Information:​​

​Become a Parade Sponsor

Attendee​ Reso​urces:

​Downloadable Parade Map

Volunteer Information:

Help us bring this family tradition to life! Volunteering is a great way to help spread holiday cheer and provides a unique parade viewing experience.

For more information contact Luz Pardo at luz.pardo@phoenix.gov​


Vendor Notice:

VENDING IS NOT PERMITTED in the APS Electric Light Parade staging area, destaging area, or along parade route streets and sidewalks on December 1 and December 2, 2017 per Phoenix City Code, Street Vending, Article II, Section 31-24, Item 6. phoenix.gov/licenseservices

​Sponsors & Partners:

 APS Community Programs North Phoenix Baptist Church

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