Holiday Parade and Fun Fest 2019 - City of Durham, NC | Kids Out and About Research Triangle

Holiday Parade and Fun Fest 2019 - City of Durham, NC

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sat, 12/14/2019
Kick off the holiday season at the Durham Holiday Parade and Fun Fest! Cheer on dynamic floats, hometown bands, drill teams, schools, and community groups as they make their way down Main Street at the Durham Holiday Parade. The procession will conclude with a guest appearance from Santa. At the Fun Fest, enjoy snow sledding, inflatable bounce houses, arts and crafts activities, visits with Santa, train rides, music, and more.

Holiday Parade

Saturday, December 14, 2019
10 a.m.
Downtown Durham - Main Street

Free Event
Rain or Shine

  • Floats
  • Bands
  • Mascots

Seating will not be provided. Spectators are encouraged to bring their own chairs and blankets.


Fun Fest

Saturday, December 14, 2019
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Blackwell Street between Morehead Avenue and West Lakewood Avenue

Free Event
Rain or Shine

Fun Fest Activities

  • Peppermint Plunge – Snow sledding for children and adults (sleds will be provided, please do not bring a sled) + two snow play areas
  • North Pole – Santa Claus Meet & Greet
  • Frosty Family Fun
  • Community Care Corner – Decorate holiday cards for homebound individuals in our community
  • Vendors – Local businesses will be giving out information as well as selling arts & crafts, etc.

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


City of Durham, NC


400 Cleveland Street
Durham, NC, 27701
United States


Contact name: 
Rhonda B. Parker
Email address: 
The event has already taken place on this date: 
See website for details.