Check out 50 Alabama Christmas parades + tree lighting ceremonies

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

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic many Alabama Christmas parades and tree lighting ceremonies were called off in 2020. Not this year. Christmas parades and tree lighting ceremonies are back in 2021..

Below is a list of 50 events throughout the state over the next two weeks:

Trussville

3rd Annual Community Caroling and Tree Lighting Ceremony In Trussville Mall (November 28th) – Trussville Christmas Parade (December 11th)

Bessemer

City Of Bessemer Tree Lighting (November 28th)

Auburn

Auburn University Holiday Lighting Ceremony (November 28th)

Mobile

Mobile Christmas Tree Lighting (November 29th) Southwest Mobile County Christmas Parade (December 4th) 47th Annual Christmas on the River Boat Parade (December 11th)

Jacksonville

Jacksonville Lighting Of The Square (November 29th)

Orange Beach

City of Orange Beach Christmas Tree Lighting at the Wharf (December 30th)

Opelika

Snopelika Christmas Festival (November 30)

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

Guntersville

City of Guntersville Tree Lighting (November 30)

Hoover

Hoover Christmas Tree Lighting (November 30)

Vestavia Hills

Vestavia Hills Tree Lighting Festival (November 30th) Vestavia Hills Christmas Parade (December 12th)

Andalusia

Merry & Bright Christmas Parade (December 2nd)

Gardendale

Gardendale Christmas Parade (December 2nd)

Millbrook

Spirit of Christmas 2021 – Annual Christmas Tree Lighting (December 2)

Enterprise

City of Enterprise Annual Christmas Tree Lighting (December 3rd)

Montgomery

Governor Ivey Lighting the State Christmas Tree at the Capitol Steps (December 3rd)

Alabama Capitol
Alabama State Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham now

Cullman

Cullman Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting (December 3rd)

Huntsville

Holiday Light Show (December 3-18)

Madison

Tree Lighting for Madison Station Polar Express Christmas on Main (December 3rd)

Clanton

Clanton Christmas Parade (December 3rd)

Columbiana

Columbiana Christmas In The Park: A Winter Wonderland (Every Friday In December) (Starts December 3rd)

Prattville

Downtown Prattville Christmas Parade – (December 3)

Wetumpka

City of Wetumpka Annual Tree Lighting (December 3rd)

Town of Pike Road

Town Christmas Tree Lighting (December 3rd)

Gadsden

Gadsden Christmas Parade (December 4th)

Dothan

City of Dothan Christmas Tree Lighting (December 4th)

Demopolis

Demopolis Christmas On The River (December 4th)

Selma

City of Lights Annual Christmas Parade (December 4th)

Alabaster

Alabaster Christmas Parade (December 4th)

Florence

Holiday Bike Parade (December 4th) and 2021 Florence Christmas Parade (December 9th)

Birmingham

City Of Birmingham Holiday Extravaganza & Tree Lighting (December 5th)

Birmingham
Birmingham Christmas Tree in 2019. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

Mountain Brook

Mountain Brook Holiday Parade (December 5th)

Decatur

Downtown Decatur Christmas Parade (December 6th)

Talladega

“It’s Whoville Time” In Talladega: Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting (December 6th)

Troy

City of Troy Christmas Parade (December 6th)

Tuscaloosa

Christmas Parade – (December 6th)

Jasper

Jasper Christmas Parade (December 7th)

Fultondale

Fultondale Christmas Tree Lighting (December 7th)

Homewood

Homewood Christmas Tree Lighting (December 7th)

Homewood
Homewood Christmas Tree in front of City Hall. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

Oneonta

Parade of Lights: The 2021 Blount County Christmas Parade (December 7th)

Attalla

Attalla Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade (December 9th

Centreville

Brent-Centreville Christmas Parade (December 10th)

Fort Payne

36th Annual Christmas in the Park & Parade (December 10th)

Montgomery

Montgomery Christmas Parade (December 11th)

Pelham

Pelham’s Inaugural Christmas Parade: A Hometown Christmas (December 11th)

Springville

Springville Christmas Parade (December 11th)

Hueytown

Hueytown Christmas Parade (December 11th)

Spanish Fort

Spanish Fort’s “Spirit of Christmas” Parade (December 11th)

Did we miss any Christmas Parades and lightings? Drop us a note at hello@bhamnow.com and we will add your community to the list

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