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Saturday, December 2nd , 2023 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST

Join us in celebrating our 27th Annual Parade of Lights! This year's theme, "Tiger Tidings: Spreading Championship Joy," spotlights the incredible achievements of our Douglas Tigers State Champions, the Ladies Softball and Golf teams.
Join us for a festive holiday celebration as we light up Highway 395, starting at Eddy Street and ending at Minden Park.
This event is a beautiful display of community unity, showing the true spirt of the holidays.
To be a part of this heartwarming tradition, by sponsoring or having a float in the 27th Annual Parade of Lights.
Join us as we illuminate the streets with joy and festive cheer!

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Carson Valley Chamber of Commerce would like to remind the public about the road closures which will occur prior to the Parade of Lights start time on Saturday, December 2nd, 2023. Roads will close at approximately 4:30pm and the parade begins at 5:00pm.

Parade floats will begin to roll from Heritage Park onto Main Street from Eddy Street and will head north though town, make a left on Esmeralda, and make their way to end at Minden Town Park.

Please remember that Main Street will be closed to traffic from Waterloo to 6th from around 4:30 pm until approximately 7:00 pm. Detours around the parade route will be available and residents are asked to plan appropriately for travel.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue along with Citizen’s Patrol will be conducting traffic control. Safety is everyone’s responsibility. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Nevada Highway Patrol will both have a presence at the parade and activities following.

Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is asking parade-goers to:

  • Please stay out of the road and on the sidewalks as to not interfere with the parade route.
  • Maintain possession of your cell phone, wallet and other valuables and don’t leave them in your car.
  • Dress for the weather and be cautious of ice.
  • Be courteous and aware of traffic controllers, flaggers and Sheriff’s Office volunteers.

Parade of Lights Line Up

confirmation Packet with Line up

line up maps