Midlothian Christmas Celebration
2023 Christmas Festivities & Light-Up Parade
Midlothian Community Park, 3601 S. 14th Street
- DATE: Saturday, December 2
- TIME: Festivities - 1 to 4 p.m.
- Light-Up Parade - 6 p.m.
Registration closed Mon., Nov. 27.
- Theme: "Believe"
- Line-up time: 4 p.m. in the south parking lot for parade entries. For walkers and those meeting a float drop off, is the middle parking lot at Community Park, then walk down to the south parking lot.
- Step-off time: 6 p.m.
- Route: South 14th Street from Community Park to Mt. Zion Road
Traffic and Parking
Parade Route Map
- Best Use of Theme
- Best Use of Lights
- Most Original
- Best Overall
No Santa or Mrs. Claus parade entries, please. The City of Midlothian’s Santa Claus will ride the anchor float as the “official” Santa Claus for the parade. Replicas of Santa Claus or Mrs. Claus or persons dressed as Santa Claus or Mrs. Claus will not be allowed in the parade. No other live or life-size likeness of Santa Claus or Mrs. Claus is permitted; although replications of reindeer, sleighs, elves, etc. are acceptable.
Vendor registration closed Fri., Nov. 24.
To be held before the parade from 1 to 4 p.m. at Community Park, festivities will include Santa's Village, selfies with Santa, letters to Santa, free face painting and balloon art, an arts & crafts market, food for purchase, and more!
Bring a new, unwrapped toy for the Manna House Toy Drive.
Vendors please note: Santa and Mrs. Claus are partnering with the City for photos/selfies. Vendors are not allowed to have Santa and/or Mrs. Claus photos/selfies.
2022 Home for the Holidays Parade Award Winners
City Real Estate
"There's No Place Like Home"
Best Use of Theme
Centennial Contracting and Roofing
"Make the Season Bright"
Best Use of Lights
Kelly & Brenda Adkerson
Ash Grove Cement Company
Judge's Best Overall Award
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2022 PARADE WINNERS!
Many thanks to event sponsors Texas Ace Heating and Air, Earth Tones Greenery, and Methodist Midlothian Medical Center, and our community partners, Downtown Business Association and Manna House, for making this year's event an unqualified success!