Mobile's Christmas & Holiday Parade sponsored by the city of Mobile will roll through the streets of downtown Mobile on Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. As with year’s past, the 2013 parade will feature high school marching bands, colorful holiday floats, giant balloons and, of course, Santa Claus! 

Photo by Chris Barazza


Mobile’s Christmas & Holiday Parade features floats and balloons sponsored by the city of Mobile and local companies. The parade also features holiday music from the Murphy, Davidson, and Alma Bryant High School marching bands, as well as the James Seals Community Band and the Thomas Sullivan Band. Other groups that participate in the parade include the Azalea Trail Maids, the Mobile International Festival, the Battleship Crewmates and the Shrine Street Camels. The holiday procession will also include antique vehicles, area school children and dance studios.

As an accompaniment to the Christmas & Holiday Parade, Christmas Kid’s Day Activities will run between 12:00 and 3p.m. in Cathedral Square, with free fun activities such as face painting, karaoke, balloon clowns, and a holiday themed craft project. A special Holiday Market on the Square from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Cathedral Square will take place as well. The market will feature fresh fruits, veggies, breads, and pastas perfect for holiday parties along with hand-crafted gifts from local artisans and craftsmen.


Contact Us

For more information or parade sponsorship opportunities please call (251)208-1550 or email