55 Christmas tree lightings, holiday parades across Alabama

Homewood
Homewood City Hall in 2017. (Pat Byington/The Bama Buzz)

An annual holiday tradition, The Bama Buzz has compiled a list of Alabama Christmas tree lightings and holiday parades this November and December. 

We found 55 in total, but we know there are many more.

Make sure to follow the links for all the details.

Huntsville 

Sunday, November 27

Birmingham
Birmingham City Hall (Pat Byington/The Bama Buzz)

Auburn

Birmingham

Birmingham Christmas Tree Lighting Block Party – November 27, 4:00PM

Bessemer

Trussville

November 28, 29, 30

Vestavia
Vestavia Hills Christmas Tree in fron of City Hall. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

Jacksonville

Christmas Tree Lighting – November 28

Christmas Parade – November 29

Enterprise

Enterprise – “A Sweet Christmas” Parade – November 29

Hoover

Hoover Christmas Tree Lighting – November 29

Vestavia Hills

Guntersville

Christmas Tree Lighting at Lake Guntersville/City Harbor – November 30

Thursday, December 1st

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Andalusia

Candyland Snow in South Alabama – Parade is December 1

Anniston

City of Anniston Tree Lighting Ceremony – December 1

“Hollywood Christmas” Parade – December 6

Athens

Athens-Limestone Christmas Parade – December 1

Prattville

Christmas Tree Lighting (Dec1st) & Christmas Parade (Dec. 2nd)

Daphne

Montevallo

Montevallo Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting – December 1

Dothan

Friday, December 2

Gadsden

Coosa Christmas Boat Parade (after tree lighting in downtown Gadsden) – December 2

Bay Minette

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40th Annual Christmas Festival – December 2-3

Cullman

Christmas in Cullman – December 2

Montgomery

Dauphin Island

Dauphin Island Christmas Parade – December 2

Fairhope

Fairhope’s Magical Christmas Parade – December 2

Opelika

Snopelika Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting – Dec. 2

Saturday, December 3rd

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Gardendale City Hall Christmas Tree (Pat Byington/The Bama Buzz)

Foley

Foley Christmas Parade – December 3

Phenix City

Bi-City Christmas Parade – December 3, 10:00AM

Demopolis 

50th Annual Christmas on the River – December 3

Selma

“City of Lights” Selma Christmas Parade – December 3

York

“Music and Magic of Christmas” Parade – December 3

Sunday, December 4th

Mountain Brook

Mountain Brook Holiday Parade – December 4

Monday, December 5th

Decatur

“A December to Remember” Christmas Parade – December 5

Talladega

Talladega Christmas Parade “Magical Disney Christmas” – December 5

Tuscaloosa

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46th Annual Christmas Parade “A Retro Christmas” – December 5

Troy

“Rockin Around the Christmas Tree” in Troy – December 5

Jasper

Tuesday, December 6th

Homewood

Homewood Lighting of the Christmas Star and Parade – December 6

Greenville

Greenville Christmas Parade – December 6

Eufaula

Annual Christmas Parade, sponsored by Eufaula/Barbour County Chamber – Dec. 6

Gardendale

Gardendale Rocket Around the Christmas Tree Trail  – Dec. 6 – Jan. 2, 2023

Thursday, December 8th

Trussville
Trussville Christmas Tree on the Mall. Photo via Pat Byington/ Bham Now)

Hartselle

2022 Hartselle Christmas Parade – December 8, 7:00PM

Florence

Florence Christmas Parade “March of the Toys” – December 8

Sylacauga

Sylacauga Christmas Parade – December 8

Friday, December 9th

Leeds

Leeds Christmas Parade – December 9

Fort Payne

Fort Payne Christmas Parade – December 9

Oxford

Oxford Christmas Parade – December 9

Saturday, December 10th

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Mobile

48th Annual Christmas on the River Boat Parade – December 10

Madison

Madison Christmas Parade In Historic Downtown – December 10

Pelham

Pelham Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting – December 10

Tuscumbia

12th Annual It’s A Dickens Christmas Y’all – December 10

Scottsboro

“12 Days of Christmas” Scottsboro Christmas Parade – December 10

Additional Lightings & Parades

On Friday, our sister publication, Bham Now, also published a list of tree lights and parades in the Greater Birmingham Area – 25 Christmas tree lightings, holiday parades in the Birmingham Metro area

Did we miss your community?  Please email us at hello@bhamnow.com with the details or tag us on social media at @thebamabuzz  

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