What you need to know about the city parade Saturday night

by | Nov 30, 2023 | Events

Santa is coming to town! Don’t end up on his naughty list on parade day. Please watch for the City’s “No Parking” signs along the downtown parade route on Saturday, December 2nd.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Streets will be closed on Saturday, December 2, 2023 in downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia for the annual Christmas Parade. Parking will not be permitted on the streets along the parade route and some adjacent side streets beginning at 2:00 PM and closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 3:30 PM. There will be signs indicating the restrictions and vehicles will be towed at the owners’ expense on Saturday afternoon that have not been removed from the street.
The roads will remain closed until City maintenance crews finish cleaning the route. All streets are expected to be open by 9:00 PM. Expect traffic delays before and after the parade. Please be patient, use caution, and obey traffic signs.
Timeline for streets impacted by the Christmas Parade:
2:00 PM – Parking restrictions begin at VRE Lot located at Sophia Street and Frederick Street, towing enforced.
2:00 PM – Parking restrictions begin on the following streets downtown, and towing is enforced where signage is posted:
• 300-1000 blocks of Caroline Street
• 100-200 blocks of Amelia Street
• 500-1300 block of Princess Anne Street
• 100-300 blocks of George Street and William Street
• 100-400 blocks of Wolfe St, Charlotte St and Hanover St
• 800 block of Charles Street
3:30 PM – Streets listed above will be closed to through traffic
5:30 PM – Parade begins
9:00 PM – Streets reopen after parade cleanup
Find all event information online at FXBGparade.com.

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