Candlelight Christmas Parade

December 01, 2023
7:00pm - 9:00pm


 Kris Kringle returns to Dowagiac on Friday, December 1, in the Candlelight Christmas Parade, proudly presented by Ascension Borgess-Lee Hospital, the Dowagiac Chamber of Commerce and the City of Dowagiac.  In anticipation of the grand procession, Front Street  downtown is closed to through traffic at 4 p.m.  The parade steps off at Front and Main streets, heading north on Front Street then circling the downtown.  It's going to be a wonderful evening!   Join us!

To participate in the Christmas parade, sign up  here.




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