Event Information

Contact Devan Drabik, Director of Business Development at 717-255-3034 or dmdrabik@cityofhbg.com for more information.

Parade Route

Market Street to Second Street

Second Street to North Street

North Street to Front Street

Front Street to Market Street

Market Street Bridge to City Island

Parking

Free parking is available in the Market Square garage (corner of Chestnut & 2nd Streets) on parade day from 9am  – 8pm. Free parking is sponsored by PSECU.

Free street parking for up to 4 hours is available using the code “LUVHBG” on the Pango App.

Food trucks

Available on Market Street between Front & Second Streets

Meet Santa after the parade

Strawberry Square will be hosting Santa after the parade, where children can meet him and enjoy hot chocolate. Awards for High School Marching Bands and Dance, Step & Drill Team Units will also be presented at 3pm.

Title Sponsor: $10,000

  • Title Sponsorship rights for the 2017 Holiday Parade
  • The opportunity to serve as guest emcee on stage at the parade
  • Prominent media coverage (on-air, online and in print)
  • Prominent logo listing on marketing materials and City website
  • Opportunity to place company banner on the parade stage
  • Invitation to join the Mayor for a press conference to announce the 2017 Holiday Parade
  • Option to select a giant helium balloon and lead it through the parade
  • Numerous company mentions during parade announcements, broadcast live on television and during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday on WHBGTV 20
  • Invitation to have representative on Mayor’s “Word in the Burg” show for 2017 Holiday Parade

Gold Sponsor: $7,500

  • Listing in all media coverage as a Gold Sponsor
  • Logo placement on all parade marketing materials and City website
  • Opportunity to place company banner in Atrium of City Hall
  • Option to select a giant helium balloon and lead it through the parade
  • Invitation to join the Mayor for a press conference to announce the 2017 Holiday Parade
  • Numerous company mentions during parade announcements, broadcast live on television and during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday on WHBGTV 20.
  • Invitation to have representative on Mayor’s “Word in the Burg” show for 2017 Holiday Parade
  • Four VIP seats on the parade stage

Silver Sponsor: $3,500

  • Listing in all media coverage as a Silver Sponsor
  • Logo placement on all parade marketing materials
  • Invitation to join Mayor for a press conference to announce the 2017 Holiday Parade
  • Option to lead it a large helium balloon in the parade
  • Numerous company mentions during parade announcements, broadcast live on television and during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday on WHBGTV 20
  • Two VIP seats on the parade stage

Bronze Sponsor: $1,500

  • Listing in media coverage as a Bronze Sponsor
  • Invitation to join Mayor for a press conference to announce the 2017 Holiday Parade
  • Numerous company mentions during parade announcements, broadcast live on television and during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday on WHBGTV 20.
  • Invitation to feature a float or vehicle in the parade

Community Sponsor: $750

  • Numerous company mentions during parade announcements, broadcast live on television and during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday on WHBGTV 20.
  • Invitation to feature a float or vehicle in the parade

In-Kind Media Sponsor

  • Invitation to feature a float or vehicle in the parade
  • Numerous company mentions during parade announcements, broadcast live on television and during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday on WHBGTV 20
  • Logo placement on parade banner
  • Invitation to join Mayor for a press conference to announce the 2017 Holiday Parade
  • Opportunity to have a company representative serve as guest judge on the parade panel

Interested in becoming a food or product vendor? Get started by downloading and submitting the application below.

Food Vendor Application

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On Saturday, November 19, 2016 the City of Harrisburg will proudly present the annual Holiday Parade in Downtown Harrisburg. Featuring musical acts, floats, parade balloons, food vendors and much more, this free event draws over 10,000 attendees each year and is broadcast on local TV stations.

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