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Holiday Parade
Holiday Parade

**RESCHEDULED for 3pm, December 16, 2018; New parade route includes Meeting Street** The City of Charleston and the Charleston Fire Department will host the 2018 City of Charleston Holiday Parade! The parade will commence on Broad Street at Rutledge Avenue, travel North on Meeting Street, and conclude on Calhoun Street at Meeting Street.


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

  • Lockwood Boulevard between Montagu Street and Broad Street will begin to close at 12:30 p.m.
  • Broad Street between Lockwood Boulevard & Rutledge Avenue will begin to close at 12:30 p.m.
  • Broad Street (between Rutledge Avenue and Meeting Street), Meeting Street (between Broad and Calhoun Streets), Calhoun Street (between King and East Bay Streets) & adjacent streets will begin to close at 2:00 p.m.



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.
  • Meeting 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 .