Help Center
Click to Home
Go To Search
Holiday Parade
Holiday Parade

The City of Charleston and the Charleston Fire Department will host the 2018 City of Charleston Holiday Parade! The Parade will begin promptly at 3:00 PM on Sunday, December 2, 2018. The parade will commence on Broad Street at Rutledge Avenue, travel North on King Street, and conclude on Calhoun Street at Meeting Street.

APPLY NOW!  Deadline to apply is Friday, November 2, 2018 by 5pm.

Street closures are listed below. All streets are projected to reopen by 5:00 PM.

  • Lockwood Boulevard south of Montagu Street at 12:30 PM
  • Broad Street between Lockwood Boulevard and Barre Street at 12:30 PM.
  • Broad Street, King Street, Calhoun Street and adjacent streets will begin to close at 12:30 PM.
  • Route along Colonial Lake will remain open until Broad Street closes at 12:30 PM.

Following the parade, the areas noted below will be closed to facilitate the breakdown and disbursement of parade participants:

  • Meeting Street between Charlotte Street and Calhoun Street.
  • Calhoun Street between Meeting Street and Washington Street.
  • Washington Street between Charlotte Street and Calhoun Street.

Parking will be prohibited on the following streets the day of the Parade and towing will be enforced:

  • Calhoun Street between King Street and East Bay Street.
  • King Street between John Street and Broad Street.
  • Broad Street between Lockwood Boulevard and King Street.

Questions? Contact Basil Punsalan, Outreach and Event Coordinator, by phone, 843-577-2311, or email .