Schenectady Holiday Parade - Capital District Moms
First ever Pre-Parade Holiday Block Party in Downtown Schenectady from 3-5pm on Saturday, November 19, 2022.
Details: Join us for the Pre-Parade Holiday Block Party, sponsored by MVP, The Costumer, and B95.5, on State and Jay streets in downtown Schenectady from 3-5pm, right before the 53rd Annual Holiday Parade Presented by the City and County of Schenectady and MVP kicks off. There will be live music from Girl Blue and national recording artist Ryan Cabrera on the parade mainstage in front of Proctors.Grab a hot drink and a bite to eat at our local restaurants, do some shopping and take a selfie with Santa and other holiday characters on Jay Street. If you get cold check out the MVP sponsor table – they will have free handwarmers and gloves!

Click here to see the Facebook Event about the Pre-Parade Holiday Block Party.
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53rd Annual Holiday Parade Presented by the City & County of Schenectady – Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 5pm
Details: Ring in the Holiday season in Downtown Schenectady at the 53rd Annual City & County of Schenectady Holiday Parade presented by MVP Healthcare.Enjoy this storied, annual Capital Region tradition with friends and family. With marching bands, dancing troupes, glittering firetrucks, sparkling floats, and a special visit from Santa Claus, it’s fun for the whole family. Come early and enjoy holiday performances by local musicians on the parade mainstage. Dream big this holiday season! Let’s celebrate the limitless possibilities of a child’s imagination, the hope for a better life, and the dreams of business owners and changemakers. Together, we can make those dreams a reality in Schenectady County.
Click here to see the Facebook Event about the parade.

Parade Route: Parade begins at SUNY Schenectady at the corner of State Street and Washington Ave and continues up State Street to the corner of Lafayette and State Street. The parade mainstage is located at the Proctors Marquee, 432 State Street.

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The above pictures were taken at the 2018 Schenectady Holiday Parade.

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