Brought to you by Safe Harbors Business Travel, the Bel Air Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony is going to take place in Downtown Bel Air on Sunday, December 6th.

General Outline of Event:

2:30 pm: Concert on Main Street in front of the Courthouse
3:30 pm: Parade (down Main Street to Lee Street to Shamrock Park)
4:00 pm: Community Bonfire & Singalong in Shamrock Park, with free cookies and hot chocolate
4:45 pm: Tree Lighting at Town Hall

Scheduled to Appear:

Stilt-walkers and acrobats; local high school marching bands; costumed characters and mascots; beauty queens; performance units, dancers, floats and musical groups and even some special equestrian guests, ending with The Living Christmas Tree and Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus!

Title Sponsors: Safe Harbors Business Travel

Marching Band Sponsors: Harford Mutual Insurance, Corbin Fuel, Main Street Tower, Klein’s Shoprite, Jones Junction, People’s Bank, BCV Realty, Circa Ltd.

Performer Sponsor: Howard Bank

Hot Coco Sponsor: Enclave at Box Hill

Cookies Sponsors: Sunny Day Cafe & Patient First

Panel Sponsor: MaGerk’s Pub & Grill

Frozen Characters Sponsor: The Goddard School of Bel Air & Forest Hill

Trophy Sponsor: Towne Barbers

Participation in the Parade:

If you are interested in participating in the Christmas Parade, please review the 2015 Christmas Parade Contract and Rules. Please note that participation in the Parade is by invitation and contract only, and the specific content of the participating unit, including a description of the unit or of its performance, must be approved in advance.

For all questions and inquiries please contact Michael Blum via email at

Event is weather permitting.  In the case of bad weather, the event will be cancelled and not rescheduled.

Photography provided by Jen Snyder Photography.

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