The first Saturday in December is special in Leesburg, Florida, for the city kicks off the holiday season through a dazzling Leesburg Christmas Parade. At 6 pm, Main Street gets flooded by marching bands, illuminated floats, twirlers, dancers, and cheerful crowds coming to behold the spectacular show. Besides the parade, the fun-packed celebration features live performances, festive treats, Santa coming to town, workshops, and other family-friendly activities. As a bonus, you will take in Christmas lights galore all over Historic Downtown Leesburg.
The wonderful Leesburg Christmas Parade tradition dates back to 1967. It's presented by the Leesburg Partnership and the City of Leesburg. So if you need any additional information about visiting the parade, please contact Leesburg Partnership via Facebook or check their website. Both links are listed in the External Resources below.
The last tip to enjoy Leesburg Christmas Parade is to book your stay in advance. Consider available accommodations nearby shown on the map below. Also, consider visiting Orlando, which lies about 45 miles (72 km) southeast of Leesburg. This famous city in central Florida is celebrated for its numerous theme parks, including Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando.