Illuminated Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 4, 2021
Road Closures & Detours
Road closures surrounding Market Square begin at 4 pm.
Click here for details from the Portsmouth Police Department about street closures and detours as the parade date nears.
The City has selected the Planter Box Project team as 2021 Grand Marshals. Read more about them, here.
The Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony begins at 5:00pm with music from the Portsmouth Holiday Ensemble. At 5:25pm the Portsmouth Mayor begins remarks, and at 5:29.50pm the Tree Lighting Countdown begins.