Saturday, July 13, 2024

Update: Wilmington Holiday parade cancelled due to weather concerns

Stay in the holiday spirit by wrapping up your weekend at Wilmington's 16th annual holiday parade and menorah lighting downtown.

Wilmington's 16th annual holiday parade will take place Sunday evening along Water Street downtown. (Port City Daily/File photo)
Wilmington’s 16th annual holiday parade will take place Sunday evening along Water Street downtown. (Port City Daily/File photo)

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.

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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:

Wilmington’s 16th annual holiday parade and community menorah lighting will take place along Water Street downtown. (Port City Daily graphic/Courtesy City of Wilmington)

More information on the parade and menorah lighting can be found here.


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