Parade Day

What you need to know on Parade Day

Plan your day, and join in the fun! 

Whether you want the live experience or prefer to watch the parade from the comfort of your couch, check out the links below for everything you need to know on Parade Day.

Parade Route

The one-mile route runs directly through the heart of downtown Milwaukee.

View Map

Parade Lineup

Don't miss your favorites! Find the position of of each attraction!

View Full Lineup

Live TV coverage

Even if you can't make it downtown for the parade, you don't have to miss the action!

Visit Fox6

Parking

Visit ParkMilwaukee.com for advice on Parade Day parking.

More Info

'Tis the season

Remember your non-perishable food donations to benefit Food for Families.

Learn More

Post Parade

Check out the activities happening after the parade is over!

Selfies with Santa

 

  • MARCHING BANDS

    15 AWARD-WINNING BANDS

  • PARADE FLOATS

    FULL-SIZED FLOATS

  • GIANT BALLOONS

    40-FOOT HELIUM BALLOONS

  • LIVE ANIMAL ENTOURAGES

    INCLUDING CAMELS AND HORSES

  • LOCAL CELEBS

    TV AND RADIO PERSONALITIES AND LOCAL DIGNITARIES

  • COSTUMED CHARACTERS

    INCLUDING RONALD MC DONALD AND RACING SAUSAGES

  • SPECIALTY VEHICLES

    INCLUDING THE C.P. RAIL EXPRESS

  • AND, OF COURSE...

    SANTA CLAUS!