Update Sunday 2 p.m. — The city of Wilmington has canceled the 2018 Holiday parade.
Officials cancelled due to concerns of thunderstorms on Sunday afternoon and evening. The event will not be rescheduled.
WILMINGTON — This Sunday, Santa is coming to town.
Wilmington’s 16th annual holiday parade will pass through several blocks of downtown, bringing marching bands, floats, and of course, a visit from Santa.
Starting at 6 p.m., the celebrations will begin with the lighting of the community menorah. The lighting will take place at the intersection of Market and Water Streets.
The parade also kicks off at 6 p.m., four blocks north of the menorah lighting on Water Street at Walnut Street.
Festivities will follow down Water Street south toward Chesnut Street. Check out the parade route below:
More information on the parade and menorah lighting can be found here.