Columbia Main Street Christmas Parade
& Tree Lighting

Columbia Main Street Corporation, in partnership with the City of Columbia, invites you to attend the 37th annual Columbia Main Street Parade and Tree Lighting on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2023 at 6:00 PM. This night time parade kicks off at 6:00 PM beginning at the Trotwood/W. 7th Street split and marches eastward down the traditional parade route into downtown Columbia, lasting approximately 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Then we transition from the parade to the tree lighting around 7:15-ish with live entertainment, announcement of parade winners, and Santa lighting Columbia's 40-foot Christmas tree on the Courthouse Square!