Children’s Health Holiday Parade Street Closures

2011Parade(D111203R): Chilldren's Holiday Parade in downtown Dallas.The 27th annual Dallas Children’s Health Holiday Parade, presented by Pizza Hut, will march through the streets of Downtown Dallas on Saturday, December 6 at 10:00 a.m. This year’s parade will feature spirited marching bands, famous characters, magical holiday floats, larger-than-life balloons and much more.

This spectacular parade is one of the largest in the country and draws a crowd of more than 400,000 spectators, as well as television viewers from across the nation. The parade is a free event and open to the public. Sidewalk seating will be vailable along the parade route. Folding chairs, sleeping bags, and blankets are permitted for your comfort. Vendors will be along the parade route to offer holiday treats and beverages.  If you have questions about the parade, call 214-456-8321 or visit

Be sure to arrive early for optimal parking and view of the parade. The parade will last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. However, there are many street closures throughout the day in preparation for the event to ensure a safe and successful celebration. Below is a map of the street closures and the times they will be closed. Happy holidays and have a wonderful time at the parade!