Illuminated Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 4, 2021
Parade Rules, Regulations & Application
2021 parade application will be posted as of September 15. For reference, 2019 application, rules and regulations link is below.
Parking & Transportation
Portsmouth's free parking shuttle operates from 4 p.m to 11 p.m. This shuttle allows for easy parking at the Connect Community Church's parking lot off Market Street, and quick transportation to the downtown at the Hanover Street bus stop - all free of charge.
High/Hanover Parking Garage: $1.75 per hour standard rates apply.
Road Closures & Detours
Click here for details from the Portsmouth Police Department about street closures and detours.
Each year a Grand Marshal is chosen who exemplifies the good work that has been done in Portsmouth.