Attending the Parade

Friday November 25th, 2022
Jackson and Webster Streets
Downtown Naperville
7:00 pm

 

Pre-parade entertainment will begin at 6:30 pm on the broadcast stage located at the corner of Webster and Jackson Streets

Attending the Parade

Friday November 25th, 2022
Jackson and Webster Streets
Downtown Naperville
7:00 pm

 

Pre-parade entertainment will begin at 6:30 pm on the broadcast stage located at the corner of Webster and Jackson Streets

Detailed Parade Route

The parade will be staged in the Beach parking lot located on West Jackson Avenue. The first unit will step-off on Jackson Avenue promptly at 7:00 pm and head east toward downtown Naperville. The parade turns north at Webster Street, where there will be a formal review stand for broadcasting the parade on NCTV. The parade proceeds north along Webster to Van Buren Street, where it will turn west. The parade will then proceed one block along Van Buren Street to Eagle Street where it will end.

Pre-parade Entertainment

Pre-parade Entertainment

A limited number of entertainment acts will perform starting at 6:30 pm on the broadcast stage located at the corner of Jackson and Webster Streets.

Santa’s Workshop

Santa’s Workshop

Immediately after the parade, Santa and Mrs. Claus will make their way to the Naperville Public Library Lower Level located at the corner of Jackson and Webster Streets. Santa’s workshop will be recreated inside the building, providing games and activities for children while they wait their turn to visit with Santa and share their special requests for the Holiday Season. This facility will be open unit 9:00 pm.

Logistics and Parking

Parade participants should plan on parking in any of the city lots near downtown Naperville. Each lot provides designated handicap parking spots. Maps and current capacity status can be found here. The Naperville Public Library parking lot is also available.

Parade attendees should plan on arriving early to get a place along the parade route sidewalks. Barriers will be in place to ensure viewers remain on the sidewalk at all times.

A special designated handicap viewing area will be located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Jackson and Webster Streets on the Riverwalk-side, adjacent to the Dandelion fountain. Access is best by parking in the designated spots in the Naperville Municipal Center or Naperville Township parking lots, then proceeding across the James & Harold Moser Covered Bridge.

The parade will be staged in the Beach parking lot located on West Jackson Avenue. The first unit will step-off on Jackson Avenue promptly at 7:00 pm and head east toward downtown Naperville. The parade turns north at Webster Street, where there will be a formal review stand for broadcasting the parade on NCTV.

The parade proceeds north along Webster to Van Buren Street, where it will turn west. The parade will then proceed one block along Van Buren Street to Eagle Street where it will end. Maps and current capacity status can be found here.

Street Closures

Please note that any vehicles parked on parade route streets will be subject to tow starting at 3:00 p.m. on the day of the parade. Parade route streets will return to regular traffic at 9:00 p.m.

NCTV Broadcast

Can’t attend the parade in person? You can watch the parade starting at 6:30 pm on Friday, November 25 via a live stream at NCTV17.org. You can also watch live at the same time on Channel 17 (on Comcast & WOW!) and Channel 99 on AT&T U-verse. The parade will be rebroadcast on NCTV17 and available for viewing online at NCTV17.org, beginning on Monday, November 28 at 7:00 pm.

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