James River Parade of Lights

The James River Parade of Lights is one of the Richmond area’s most cherished winter events.

This year’s parade will be Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, beginning at 6 p.m.

Attention boaters: Register your boat for the parade!

Add to the joy of the holiday season. Dress your boat up with lights and decorations in a festive theme. Hear the cheers of spectators along the shoreline at sites in Richmond, Chesterfield and Henrico.

$500 in prizes will be awarded at the boater celebration on Sunday, Dec. 15, for participating boaters.

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