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Annual Holiday Parade Scheduled for Saturday, December 8, 2018

Public encouraged to participate in this year’s event.

Post Date:11/14/2018 9:31 AM

2016 Holiday Parade floatLeesburg, VA (November 14, 2018) –The holiday spirit will be in full swing as Leesburg hosts its annual holiday parade on Saturday, December 8, 2018. 

To prepare, King Street will be closed to vehicular traffic at 5:30 p.m. from Battlefield Parkway to Catoctin Circle. The parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. and usher Santa and his friends down King Street, through the heart of historic Leesburg. The parade will begin at Ida Lee Drive and end at Fairfax Street. 

Parade participation is open to the public, including businesses, civic groups, teams, organizations, and community groups. A registration form can be found online or can be filled out, in person, at Ida Lee Recreation Center. 

Prior to the parade, historic downtown Leesburg will feature festive entertainment including roaming characters, strolling musicians, horse drawn carriage rides, and photos with Santa. While shopping in downtown Leesburg, be sure to grab a bite to eat in one of Leesburg’s many fine restaurants! 

For more details about the Holidays in Leesburg activities, please call 703-777-1368 or visit

Media Contact:
Leah Kosin, Public Information Assistant

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