2022 Bristol Christmas Parade
Date and Time
Thursday Dec 1, 2022
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Parade starts at 7 p.m.- rain or shine
Parade line-up for registered entries begins at 5 p.m.
Parade route begins on the intersection of W. State Street and Bob Morrison Blvd. It continues down historic State Street and ends at the intersection of State Street to the Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Parade line-up is on Bob Morrison Blvd. beginning at 5 p.m.
Parade starts 7 p.m. - rain or shine
Entry fees vary upon registration type. Full entry fee descriptions listed on registration.
For questions or more information, contact the Bristol Chamber. 423.989.4850
Thousands of area residents will line State Street Thursday night, Dec. 1, 2022 for the Bristol Christmas Parade to kick-off the holiday season.
The parade, which has been taking place in the downtown area for more than a century, is a program of the Bristol Chamber of Commerce.
The nights festivities, which will start on Bob Morrison Blvd., make its way through the center of town before finishing up at the Train Station.
As always, jolly ole Saint Nick will make his presence known, riding in the final float.
More than 150 floats from local businesses, civic and volunteer organizations, church groups, bands, schools, neighborhood groups, etc. comprise the parade.
Registration to participate with an entry in the parade will open in August 2022.
Click HERE for Rules & Regulations
Deadline to register is Monday, November 28, 2022.
All Parade Credentials will be mailed to the address you provide IF your registration is submitted by November 22. For those who register AFTER November 22, you will need to come to the Bristol Chamber to pick-up your credential packet. The Bristol Chamber of Commerce hours of operation are Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.