23rd Annual Christmas Light Parade

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Brilliantly lit floats and community groups will march down Coleman Boulevard as the Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade sets sail to the delight of thousands of residents and visitors. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with a fireworks show (now moved to the Town Hall football field to be visible from the new viewing area on W. Coleman Blvd.) then immediately followed by the start of the parade at Mill St. traveling south and ending at the intersection of Coleman Blvd. and Patriots Point Rd.

Coleman Boulevard Road Closure Schedule:

  • Whilden St. to Pherigo St. closes at 4:00 p.m. for the lineup
  • Whilden St. to Patriots Point Rd. closes at 5:00 p.m.
  • Ravenel Bridge off-ramp onto Coleman Blvd. closes at 5:00 (all traffic diverted to Highway 17)
  • Patriots Point Rd. from Coleman Blvd. to Harry Hallman Blvd. closes at 5:00 (all Patriots Point and hotel/golf course traffic will divert onto Harry Hallman)

The entire parade route is a No Drone Zone in the interest of public safety; please leave your drones home!  Find answers to Frequently Asked Questions here.


Please fully read and understand all parade rules and information in the application form found here, then complete all required information and submit to the Mount Pleasant Recreation Department Special Events Office per instructions contained within the application.

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