APS Electric Light Parade

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30th Annual APS Electric Light Parade​:

Saturday, December 3, 2016
Parade Start:
Central Ave. & Montebello Ave. at 7 p.m.
Parade End:
7th St​​. & Indian School Rd. *Parade Run-Time Varies​

Float Judging and Pre-Parade Activities:

Friday, December 2, 2016

North Phoenix Baptist Church
5757 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012

Float Viewing & Judging:

Floats available for view starting at 6 p.m.

Free Kids Event :

More information coming soon!

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2016 marks the 30th edition of this annual event and is themed “1986-2016 A Phoenix Family Tradition”.

APS Electric Light Parade has long been an event where families, neighborhood groups and businesses from across the city come together and spread the joy of the holidays to over 100 thousand spectators. This free parade engenders a feeling of belonging through a shared experience, it improves the quality of life for residents, brings diverse people together, inspires a positive image of the city with a shared pride in the community, brings vitality to the community, and promotes economic impact and tourism.

​​​​​​​​Attendee​ Resources:

​Downloadable Parade Map​​


Additional Parade Entrant Resources:

​Check back for more information soon!

Volunteer Information:

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

For more information contact Lorie Colburn at lorie.colburn@phoenix.gov​


Vendor Notice:​

There is NO VENDING authorized or permitted at the APS Electric Light Parade event staging site, destaging areas, streets, sidewalks or other event areas December 2 or December 3, 2016 per Phoenix City Code, Street Vending, Article II, Section 31-24, Item 6. 


​Sponsors & Partners:

APS Community Programs North Phoenix Baptist Church

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