The 30th Annual Christmas Parade and Celebration by The Association of Poinciana Villages will take place this Saturday, December 9, 2023, beginning at 11 a.m. This is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year, drawing over 1,000 Poinciana residents each year.

This family-friendly event is free and begins at 11 a.m. with a grand parade featuring dozens of floats and participants making their way from Cypress Parkway to Vance Harmon Park.  Immediately following the parade will be the holiday celebration at the Amphitheater at Vance Harmon Park, located at 625 Country Club Drive, featuring a kid’s zone, a food truck lane, live entertainment, vendors and crafters, a Battle of the Bands, and much more!

Of course, a Christmas parade and celebration wouldn’t be complete without Mr. and Mrs. Claus who will join the event to spread holiday cheer and take photos with those attending the celebrati0n!

Parking will be provided off site at the APV Activity Campus at 445 Marigold Avenue. APV will be using a 14-passenger bus to transport attendees to and from the event site every 20 minutes from 9:00am – 3:00pm. Carpooling is highly suggested. To ensure the safety of float participants and parade viewers, there will be no parking at the event site or on Country Club Road, except for Disabled Person Parking.

The following streets will be closing at 10:30 a.m. on the day of the parade:  Country Club Court, Chip Court, Trophy Lane, South Flag Drive, South Flag Court, Country Club Road between Doverplum, Caddy Lane, and Doverplum between Cypress Parkway and Country Club Drive.