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2022 Schenectady Holiday Parade

Santa float with reindeerPhoto courtesy of Jennifer Sims; credit: Brian Moak/Brian Jude Photography
float with giant popcorn in paradePhoto courtesy of Jennifer Sims; credit: Brian Moak/Brian Jude Photography
fire truck in paradePhoto courtesy of Jennifer Sims; credit: Brian Moak/Brian Jude Photography
Santa and reindeer on roof in paradePhoto courtesy of Jennifer Sims; credit: Brian Moak/Brian Jude Photography
dream big parade poster
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Cost: FREE ADMISSION

The 2022 Daily Gazette Holiday Parade in Downtown Schenectady will be held on November 19, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

The Daily Gazette, The Capital Region Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Schenectady will be coming together again to kick off the holiday season in Schenectady. The theme for 2022 is “Dream Big”. Floats, dancers, bands, vehicles, and even the parade attendees will be ready to sparkle and celebrate the return of Schenectady’s Holiday Parade.

Live music will be performed before the parade by Girl Blue and Ryan Cabrera at the Parade Mainstage. Madelyn Thorne, Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Schenectady County, will be acting as parade Grand Marshal.

Parade Route

The parade begins at SUNY Schenectady, at the corner of State Street and Washington Ave and travels up State Street to the corner of Lafayette and State Street. Mainstage is located at the Proctors on 432 State Street. 

 Parking 

Free parking is available at the Schenectady Municipal Parking Garage on Broadway and various public surface lots within walking distance of the parade route. 


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