When is the Sioux Falls Parade of Lights?

Can you believe it's coming that time of year we get ready for a Sioux Falls holiday tradition? The Downtown Parade of Lights!

The Annual Sioux Falls Parade of Lights is Friday, November 24, 2023. Downtown Sioux Falls and First Bank & Trust will host the parade starting at 7:30 PM on Phillips Avenue from 13th Street to 5th Street.

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Here's What Else You Need To Know About the Sioux Falls Parade of Lights:

    • The parade begins at 7:30 PM on Friday, but get there plenty early to get a good spot to watch the fun.
    • The parade of floats will run down historic Phillips Avenue from 13th Street to 5th Street.
    • Parking is Free on the weekends beginning at 5:00 pm on Fridays. You can also park in the streets in the surrounding area but prepare to walk. Use the downtown parking ramps or parking lots with over 2,300 spaces and stay close to the parade.
    • Bundle Up! Dress warmly! Break out the coats, hats, gloves, blankets, etc., and enjoy the crisp, South Dakota air! (Latest Weather Info)
    • Bring Some Cash for Hot Chocolate! There are often folks selling hot chocolate on the parade route.

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