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Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting
Capture the spirit of our genuine, small town holiday tradition, as the village of Ballston Spa rings in the season with this annual celebration, starting with the Ballston Holiday Parade, Friday, December 2.
Enjoy holiday floats, marching groups, musicians and carolers, animals, fire trucks and more. Parade step off is at 6:30pm sharp at old South Street School and will proceed down Milton Avenue.
Santa himself officially lights the village Christmas Tree at Wiswall Park at approximately 7:45pm.
Before and after the parade, there will be carolers and musicians on the street corners and village shops restaurants, galleries and museums will be open with music, demonstrations and displays as part of a holiday-themed First Friday, from 6:00pm-9:00pm.
Many local churches and organizations will be hosting special Christmas programs, dinners and craft fairs through the weekend.