The City of Concord will kick off the 2023 holiday season with two popular community events, the Christmas Parade and the Tree Lighting.
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Concord Tree Lighting Ceremony
The 26th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is on Friday, November 17, 2023, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Rotary Square & Market, 111 Union Street South, Concord.
There will be food trucks along Corban Ave and Church St and a kids’ zone featuring inflatables, a rock wall, balloon artist, kids’ train and more.
In addition, there will be an illuminated vehicle display that visitors can see as they make their way from Rotary Square to Bicentennial Lot on Church Street, from where they can watch the fireworks!
Concord Christmas Parade
The 95th Concord Christmas Parade takes place on Saturday, November 18, 2023. It will start at 2:30 p.m.
It starts at Church Street North and Lake Concord Drive.
The route is from Lake Concord Road, traveling south on Church Street to Buffalo Avenue, turning
right on Buffalo, left on Union Street, traveling south on Union Street to Cabarrus Avenue. All entries will disperse at this point. No parking will be allowed on sections of Church Street, and Union Street North.
More Holiday Events
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