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9th Annual Rocky Hill Christmas Parade & Festival Returns on December 2nd



One of Knoxville's most eagerly anticipated holiday events, the Annual Rocky Hill Christmas Parade, is back to spread joy and fun on Saturday, December 2nd. This beloved tradition will kick off the holiday season with a dazzling display of lights, music, and community spirit- sure to delight attendees of all ages.

The festivities begin at 3:30 PM in the Rocky Hill Center, where a magical holiday market area will be open featuring an array of gifts from local artisans, local businesses, and food options. Attendees can enjoy live reindeer, face painting, photo booths, kids' craft activities, and even a live story reading by none other than the Grinch himself!

Music lovers are in for a treat with a fantastic lineup of musical artists taking the stage beginning at 4 PM. The headliner of the evening is local artist Will Carter, with a performance by Whiskey Compass prior.

The Parade will step off at 6 PM, featuring a colorful procession of beautifully decorated floats, marching bands, community groups, and of course, Santa Claus himself. A tree lighting by Santa will immediately follow the parade- perfect for the kids to watch. Get ready to be swept away by the magic and wonder of this heartwarming tradition- it gets better each year.

Admission to the Rocky Hill Christmas Parade and Festival is free, making it an accessible and inclusive event for everyone in the Knoxville area. 

PARADE ROUTE: The Parade begins at the Rocky Hill Ballpark, passes Rocky Hill Elementary, goes down Morrell and turns on Northshore, where it ends at Rocky Hill Baptist Church.
 

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