December in Long Beach brings the much-anticipated Belmont Shore Christmas Parade, a highlight of the holiday season. Long Beach Stuff is thrilled to present you with all the details about this enchanting event.
Join the community in celebrating a night filled with festive lights, cheerful music, and holiday spirit in the heart of Belmont Shore.
The Parade That Lights Up Belmont Shore
The Belmont Shore Christmas Parade is an annual tradition that transforms 2nd Street into a vibrant spectacle of lights, music, and community celebration. Featuring an array of floats, marching bands, local dignitaries, and community groups, this parade is a must-see event for all ages.
Themed Floats and Performances
Each year, the parade embraces a unique theme, bringing creative and festive floats that captivate the audience. Witness the creativity of local organizations as they showcase their holiday spirit through elaborate decorations and performances.
Meet Santa and His Elves
A highlight for many, especially the young and the young at heart, is the chance to see Santa Claus. The jolly man in red makes a special appearance, spreading cheer and smiles throughout the parade.
Enjoy Local Eateries and Shops
Beyond the parade, explore the charming area of Belmont Shore. The neighborhood’s local eateries and shops offer warm holiday treats and unique shopping experiences, perfect for finding that special holiday gift.
Essential Tips for Parade-Goers
Best Viewing Spots
Arrive early to secure a good viewing spot along 2nd Street. The parade route is popular, so finding a spot ahead of time ensures you won’t miss any of the action.
Parking and Transportation
Parking can be challenging during the parade. Consider using public transportation or ride-sharing services for a hassle-free experience. Local parking lots and side streets also offer parking options, but be sure to check for any restrictions.
Join the Celebration
The Belmont Shore Christmas Parade is more than just a parade; it’s a celebration of community and holiday joy. Whether you’re a Long Beach local or visiting for the holidays, this event promises an unforgettable experience.
For more information on the Belmont Shore Christmas Parade, including dates, times, and additional tips, visit us online. Celebrate this holiday season with one of Long Beach’s most beloved traditions!
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