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26th Annual Parade of Lights

Saturday, December 3rd, 2022 from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST

Join your family and friends, grab your blankets and chairs to watch the Floats, Marching Bands, Color Guard and of course our special Guest from the North Pole, make their way along Highway 395 from Eddy Street to Minden Park.

Grand Marshal: Kurt Hildebrand

Registration is currently closed. Click below for the list of parade entries and a confirmation packet if you have already regsitered.

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 3rd, 2022. 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.