Bel Air Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Celebration

Date and Time
December 8, 2024
3:30 p.m.

Downtown Bel Air
Route: Main & Rt-22 to Main & Lee St

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The Downtown Bel Air Christmas Parade is a tradition that has been going on for over 30 years! Come together as a community to celebrate the holiday season in Downtown Bel Air!

Bel Air Christmas Parade Outline

3:30 p.m.: Parade
4:15 p.m.: Holiday Music, Food Trucks, and more in Shamrock Park
5 p.m.: Tree Lighting

Participation in the Parade

Click here to submit an application to participate in the parade.

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

2023 Results

OVERALL BEST IN PARADE: Cub Scout Pack 313 “The Family Fun Machine.” 
Best Float: S.I.A.B. 
Best Comic Unit: Michael Rosman’s Holiday Circus Camp Stars
Best Marching Unit: Girl Scouts Service Unit #674
Best Mobile Unit: Harford County Vintage Volkswagen Club
Best Equestrian Unit: Harford County 4-H
Best Band: Edgewood High School Marching Ram Band
Notable Units: 20th CBRNE Unit color guard from APG, the Aberdeen High School Eagles Marching Band, the U.S. Taekwando Academy, and Harford United Soccer
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