Saturday, December 2nd, 10 am, Downtown St. Cloud – Mark Your Calendars!
Get ready to be enchanted by the magic of the holiday season as the St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce proudly announces the return of its much-awaited 2023 Annual Christmas Parade, sponsored Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital, the City of St. Cloud, and Experience Kissimmee on Saturday, December 2nd, at 10 am, in the heart of Downtown St. Cloud. This year’s event promises to be an unforgettable celebration for families and friends alike with the cheerful theme of “Christmas Movie Time,” attendees can expect an extravaganza inspired by their favorite yuletide classics.
The St. Cloud Chamber Christmas Parade has a rich history of fostering community spirit and spreading joy throughout Osceola County. As one of the largest and longest-running Christmas parades in the region, this annual extravaganza has become a cherished tradition for residents and visitors alike. With an array of vibrant floats, festive music, and lively performances, the parade is set to captivate the hearts of attendees, setting the stage for a memorable start to the holiday season.
This year’s theme, “Christmas Movie Time,” invites participants and spectators to immerse themselves in the enchanting world of beloved holiday films. From timeless classics to contemporary favorites, the parade will showcase intricately designed floats paying homage to the iconic moments and characters that have graced the silver screen over the years. Whether it’s the whimsical journey of the Polar Express, the heartwarming adventures of the Griswold family in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, or the timeless charm of It’s a Wonderful Life, the parade promises to bring to life the magic of these cherished stories.
Pennsylvania Avenue in Downtown St. Cloud is set to come alive with a vibrant array of pre-parade festivities at the highly anticipated 2023 Annual Christmas Parade. As the excitement builds for the main event, attendees will be treated to a delightful showcase of talent and musical enchantment. The St. Cloud High School Chorus, led by the accomplished Tammie Combs, is poised to dazzle the crowd with their harmonious holiday melodies and heartwarming Christmas carols, adding a touch of local charm to the festive ambiance. Furthermore, the prelude to the parade will be opened by special guest singer Camila Quintera from the renowned OCSA, delivering a soul-stirring rendition of our beloved National Anthem. The enchantment continues with the captivating tunes of the keyboardist extraordinaire Abigal Wong, whose musical finesse promises to infuse the air with a sense of wonder and joy. Additionally, the melodic tones of saxophonist Keith Ronan with Positively Osceola, renowned for his performances at SeaWorld Orlando, will weave a spellbinding musical tapestry, captivating the hearts of the audience and setting the stage for an unforgettable Christmas parade experience.
In the spirit of the season, the St. Cloud Christmas Parade is designed to be a delightful experience for the entire family. From children to grandparents, everyone is encouraged to join in the merriment and revel in the festive atmosphere. With a host of activities and surprises planned along the parade route, attendees can look forward to an abundance of joy and laughter, making cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
With its rich history, enchanting theme, and promise of festive fun for all, the St. Cloud Christmas Parade is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this unforgettable celebration and an opportunity to create cherished memories with your loved ones.