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Holidays in Downtown Asheville

The Asheville Downtown Association hosts the annual Asheville Holiday Parade, presented by Bojangles, Saturday, November 18 beginning at 11am. This year's theme is "Holiday Magic." The parade features about 100 entries from area nonprofits, businesses, marching bands, athletic troups, and of course, Santa Claus. The parade begins on Biltmore Avenue at Charlotte Street and concludes on Patton Avenue at S. French Broad.

Holiday Parade application here, deadline **EXTENDED TO OCTOBER 10th**

We also host an annual Holiday Windows Contest and encourage you to enjoy the many decorated windows.

Of course, Downtown Asheville will be a great destination to experience the beautiful decorations and festivities of the holiday season through the end of the year. Check back for updates.