We’re pleased to announce the 38th Belmont Shore Christmas Parade presented by Councilwoman Suzie Price, the Port of Long Beach, and the Belmont Shore Business Association.
This year's theme is “Christmas at the Movies.”
The parade route is along East Second Street and begins heading east from Livingston Avenue to Bayshore Avenue
One of the biggest parades of the year in Long Beach one of the largest Christmas parades in the region. Families line up along 2nd Street for a seat or best viewing of the night-time event that includes Santa Claus, plenty of elves, and colorful bands, costumes, floats and surprises.
Over a dozen local marching bands, 100 entries, floats designed by Long Beach businesses and associations, local personalities, and dignitaries. Making this the hometown favorite to get you in the holiday spirit. Belmont Shore loves the holidays and is adorned with light pole banners with festive holiday symbols and sentiments.
No Christmas Parade would be complete without an appearance by St. Nick! Entries return to Livingston Avenue heading west along the north side of East Second Street.
East 2nd St. closes to traffic at 5 p.m., which is the signal for spectators to set up chairs and blankets for a front-row seat to the parade. Floats are judged based on Execution of Theme, Originality of Design, and Spectator Appeal.