December 5, 2021
Christmas on Green Street, Open House and Christmas Parade
Sunday, December 5, 2021
Annual Christmas parade and open house along historic Green Street
Christmas on Green Street is back in 2021!
This magical event includes a parade of antique cars, holiday floats, marching bands, and community groups starting at the Gainesville Civic Center and continuing all the way down Green Street. Following the parade, Green Street will remain closed while people visit the historic homes and enjoy musical groups performing on front porches, strolling magicians, face painters, balloon artists, storyteller, jugglers, Santa Claus, miniature train rides, carriage rides, and food trucks. The night will end with the traditional lighting of the Rotary Tree at 7:00 p.m. at the intersection of Green Street and West Academy Street.
2 p.m. - Street closures
2 - 7 p.m. - Christmas at the Civic Center
2 p.m. - Elf the movie begins at Civic Center
3 - 7:30 p.m. - Food Trucks
4 p.m. - Christmas Parade
5 - 7 p.m. - Activities/Open Houses
6:45 - 7 p.m. - Rotary Tree Lighting
8 p.m. - Roads re-open
Christmas on Green Street map (PDF)
Gainesville Parks and Recreation hosts Christmas at the Civic Center starting at 2 p.m. Visit the Christmas at the Civic Center event listing for more information.
This community event is presented by:
Main Street Gainesville is a division of the Gainesville Convention & Visitors Bureau that focuses on economic activity in historic downtown Gainesville.
Main Street Gainesville
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Other community sponsors:
Gingerbread House Sponsors
Gainesville Newcomers Club
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