Downtown Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting

3rd Annual Downtown Plattsburgh Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting

Plattsburgh, N.Y.— The City of Plattsburgh and their partners, First Weekends and the Strand Center for the Arts, presents the Downtown Plattsburgh Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting, to be held Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 6p.m.

Downtown Plattsburgh will light up on Saturday, December 2. Businesses, organizations, clubs or interest groups are invited to participate in the 3rd Annual Holiday Parade. The parade begins at 6p.m. starting on Brinkerhoff Street, left onto Oak St, to Court Street and down Margaret Street to end at Pine Street. Following the parade, the Strand Center for the Arts will be hosting a Christmas Tree Lighting event with a special performance by Center Stage Dance.

Entry forms for the parade are available on the City of Plattsburgh website (, City of Plattsburgh Facebook page, or you can go to

We encourage all groups submitting applications to get into the holiday spirit! The deadline for applications is Friday, November 24, but please submit early due to the limited entry space. Parade entry slots will be filled on a first-come first-serve basis.

The City also welcomes volunteers to assist with parade registration & traffic coordination. Please contact Sandra Geddes, Events & Promotions Coordinator at or call 518-536-7458 for more information.

Special thanks go out to all of the Discover Plattsburgh Sponsors: Abbott, Frenyea, Russell, CPA, Adirondack Bank, Adirondack Coast Events, America’s Mattress, Arnie’s Restaurant, Berkshire Farms Center, Boire Benner Group, The Buzz 99.9, Casella, CFA Insurance Agency, Champlain National Bank, Community Bank N.A., Dannemora Federal Credit Union, Della Auto, Econo Lodge, Eagles Nest Veterinary Hospital, ETS Staffing, Recruiting, Training, Fidelis Care, Kool105.1, Irises Café &Wine Bar, Best Western Plus Inn at Smithfield & Ground Round Grill & Bar, North Country Chamber of Commerce, Northern Insuring Agency, Palmer Veterinary Clinic, Penair, Plattsburgh Noon Rotary Club, Schneider & Palcsik, Studley Printing & Publishing, Seacomm Federal Credit Union, UVM Health Network—CVPH, Warren Tire, WoodmenLife, WIRY, WIZN, WJOY, WOKO, and Zuke’s Deli


Register to participate in the Downtown Plattsburgh Holiday Parade!                              Go

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