Palm Coast — The City of Palm Coast, in collaboration with Flagler Schools, is excited to announce the return of the beloved Starlight Parade on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 11 a.m.! This year’s event promises to be an unforgettable celebration of community spirit.

This year’s parade has a fresh new location! We are thrilled to present the Starlight Parade on Belle Terre Parkway in front of Belle Terre Elementary and Indian Trails Middle School. Plus, there will be ample parking available at both schools, and the excitement begins with pre-parade activities starting at 9 a.m. There will be games, food trucks, and a lot of fun! This move to a new venue ensures the safety of all our viewers and participants.

After a hiatus of three years, the return of the in-person Starlight Parade is a momentous occasion. This cherished tradition is not just a parade; it’s a symbol of community resilience and togetherness. The City of Palm Coast and Flagler Schools are proud to bring this celebration to life once again, providing a platform for our community to come together, share joy, and create lasting memories.

The community is invited to get involved in the planning process by helping to select a theme for this year’s parade. Please click on the link below to cast your official vote for one of the following incredible choices: Toy Trains & Candy Canes, Holiday in Florida, or Musical Notes & Holiday Floats. Cast your vote here.

To ensure the safety and smooth flow of traffic, the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office will be overseeing traffic control during the event. Their dedicated efforts will help make the parade experience enjoyable for everyone.

Stay Tuned for Updates! As the event date approaches, we will share more information, including detailed traffic patterns and road closures. This will help attendees plan their visit and enjoy the parade without any hassle.

If you’d like to have a float, marching band, or group participate in the parade, please register on the Starlight Parade event page.

Join us for a day of wonder, excitement, and the warmth of community as the Starlight Parade brings a festive flare to Belle Terre Parkway. We can’t wait to see you there!

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