2016 Annual Quincy Christmas Holiday Parade and Celebrations

The City of Quincy will host its annual slate of Christmas events beginning on Friday, November 25th with the Turning on of the Christmas Lights. Santa and his elves will arrive by parachute on November 26th and the 64th  Annual Christmas Parade will be held on Sunday, November 27th at 12:30. All events are free and open to the public. 2016 Annual Quincy Christmas Holiday Parade and Celebrations


Quincy festivities and tree lighting 
Friday, November 25th , 2016  5pm-7pm
McIntyre Mall (tents in front of City Hall), 1305 Hancock Street, Quincy

The activities will kick off at 5:00 pm and includes the Donna Marie Children’s Puppet show, Costumed Characters, and the combined Quincy/ North Quincy Choir. The performances will be held inside of a heated tent that will be set up on the lawn. At 6:00 PM, Mayor Thomas P. Koch will turn on the Christmas lights at the library and throughout Quincy Center to mark the beginning of our holiday season. Please join family and friends and enjoy free popcorn and hot chocolate on this very special night.

Santa and his Elves arrival by parachute POSTPONED TO SATURDAY DECEMBER 3RD 
Saturday, November  26th , 2016 ~ 12:30pm
Pageant Field,One Merrymount Parkway, up the road from Adams Field

City of Quincy Christmas Parade
Sunday, November 27th 12:30pm-3:00pm
The parade has over 100 units which include high school and adult marching bands from around the state, Christmas themed floats, and many more exciting entries.     “Traditions of Christmas” is the theme for Quincy’s 64th annual Christmas Parade