Day 709 2013 Annual Quincy Christmas Holiday Parade and Celebrations

The City of Quincy will host its annual slate of Christmas events beginning on Friday, November 29th  with the Turning on of the Christmas Lights. Santa and his elves will arrive by parachute on November 30th  and the 61st  Annual Christmas Parade will be held on Sunday, December 1st  at 12:30. All events are free and open to the public. 

Holiday Festivities & Tree Lighting November 29th 

Quincy City Hall & City Hall Plaza

Tents in front of City Hall.

November 29, 2013 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Spend the evening getting into the holiday spirit. Free activities for the whole family!

The events will be on McIntyre Mall at Quincy City Hall (look for the tents!!)

Kids can write a their letter to Santa and mail it in Santa’s special mailbox!

Free hot chocolate and popcorn!

Strolling Victorian Carolers

Strolling costumed characters with an appearance of a very special guest!

Scheduled Activities include:

Puppet Show by Donna Marie

Turning on the City Holiday Lights and Trees



Santa’s Arrival by Parachute November   30

Pageant Field  One Merrymount Parkway, up the road from Adams Field

November 30, 2013 12:30 PM

61st Annual Christmas Parade December  1st

Hancock Street Parade Route

The parade route begins at the intersection of Hancock Street and the Walter J. Hannon Parkway and runs up Hancock Street to North Quincy.

December 01, 2013 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM