Get in the festive spirit and ring in the holiday season with the various Christmas parades around York County! Bring your family and friends to enjoy marching bands, beautiful floats, and of course, Santa Claus himself! Don't miss out on this wonderful community tradition. We've got all the details covered, you just have to show up!


Sunday, December 3rd from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus on December 3rd, 2023, for the 53rd Annual Clover Christmas Parade in downtown Clover, SC! Start off the afternoon with food trucks in Boyd's parking lot and then secure your spot on 321 to witness all the action!


Friday, December 8th from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Head to York for the Hometown Christmas Parade! Activities will kick off at 6:00 PM on Lincoln Road with exciting floats, amazing performances, a Santa Clause appearance, and more! Make sure to stick around and head to one of the delicious food trucks! 

Rock Hill

Friday, December 1st at 6:30 PM

Light the Night at this year's Rock Hill Christmas Parade.  This evening parade features lighted entries - from floats to walking groups, marching bands, mascots and more! Join us for a memorable evening in Downtown Rock Hill! Make sure to grab a spot on Oakland Ave for the start of the parade.

Fort Mill

Saturday, December 2nd at 11:00 AM

Join the Town of Fort Mill for its 76th Annual Christmas Parade, a joyful collection of bands, floats, dancing, go-carts, singing, and more designed to ring in the holiday cheer! Find your spot along the parade route to view all the sights and sounds of the holidays! The parade will feature local schools, officials, churches, businesses, scouts, queens, and of course, Santa! Grand Marshals will lead the parade, beginning at Tom Hall and Unity Street, traveling through Main Street and North White Street in Historic Downtown Fort Mill, and exiting at Walter Elisha Park.

Bonus: Don't miss the Christmas Tree Lighting at Walter Elisha Park on Thursday, November 30th at 5:00 PM!

Lake Wylie

Saturday, December 16th at 5:00 PM

Gather at Papa Doc's Shore Club and experience the magic of the holiday season with the Lake Wylie Annual Holiday Boat Parade! Join us in a tradition of fun and festivity on Lake Wylie, where we will be celebrating the holiday season with boats decorated in festive lights and decorations. With floats, music, and plenty of holiday cheer, the Annual Holiday Boat Parade is sure to make your holiday season extra special. This year's Annual Holiday Boat Parade promises to be an unforgettable experience. With colorful lights and decorations, this is an event that your family and friends won't want to miss. Spend the night watching the boats parade through the lake, enjoying music and hot drinks, and celebrating the holidays in style.

Tega Cay Christmas Tree Lighting

Thursday, December 7th at 6:00 PM

Join Tega Cay in welcoming Santa and lighting the city tree to officially kick off the holidays with a Christmas Tree Lighting! Bring the family and enjoy the sweet sounds of the season by the Tega Cay Community Choir with the Tega Cay Music Association! After the tree lighting, children of all ages are invited to the ballroom for caroling, hot cocoa and cookies, and to meet Santa!