Quincy Christmas Holiday Parade and Celebrations 2022

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The City of Quincy will host its annual slate of Christmas events beginning on Friday, November 25th   with the Turning on of the Christmas Lights. Santa and his elves will arrive by helicopter on November 26th and the 69th  Annual Christmas Parade will be held on Sunday, November 27th   at 12pm All events are free and open to the public.

Check out all the Christmas Holiday Fun South Shore Boston


Friday, November 25 Black Friday
5:00-7:00 PM
Hancock-Adams Common
1305 Hancock Street

Strolling Carolers, Fire Shows, Costumed Characters, Letter writing to Santa, free hot chocolate and popcorn, a holiday sing-a-long and performance by Lori Regan, Mark Carey and Shayna Micol from Dick n Jane and more…Join Mayor Thomas Koch and a special guest from the North Pole as they flip the ceremonial switch to bring the holiday spirit to the Hancock Adams Common!

Join our Shopping Deals Group  including Local businesses

Santa’s Arrival
Saturday, November 26th
12:00 Noon
Pageant Field (One Merrymount Pkwy)

Santa and his elves arrive by Helicopter landing at Pageant Field, at this fun family event. While waiting for the touchdown of the Jolly Old Elf and friends, take a hayride around the field or high five  one of the visiting costumed characters!

Light it up Marina Bay 

Saturday November 26 415pm

Marina Bay Clock Tower

The Marina Bay Business Association, in partnership with the Chamber of Commerce and the City of Quincy, are excited to announce the inaugural “Light It Up: Marina Bay”!
This event will run from Sat Nov 26 2022 through January 5 2023. During which, the entire boardwalk area of Marina Bay will be lit up with lights for the holidays!
The MBBA is also coordinating fun, family-friendly activities and happenings throughout “Light It Up” and we encourage you to come check out our winter wonderland! While you are here – pop into one of the many great restaurants or markets for a bite or a brewery for a beer, do a little holiday shopping, or just connect with residents, businesses, and other visitors

Santa arrives by boat  Come line the boardwalk and give Santa a wave as he  Comes into marina bay to kick off our lighting ceremony!
4:30p-5p lighting ceremony  the Marina Bay clock tower.

Join Quincy mayor  Thomas Koch, Santa, business leaders, and the general public as we “throw the
Switch” and turn on the lights! Hot chocolate to be provided courtesy of marina
Bay market
5p-7p Santa will hang out in Marina Bay – walking the boardwalk, taking pictures,  and popping into businesses to say hello! Sponsored by: marina bay reality group
5p-9p The Harmony jewels Victorian carolers will sing some holiday favorites Along the boardwalk and inside businesses! Sponsored by: marina bay health  Alliance


The 69th Annual Christmas Parade
Sunday, November 27th
12:00-3:30 PM
Hancock Street

The 69th Christmas Parade has been a tradition for Quincy families for many years. Floats, marching bands, and costumed characters fill Quincy streets, spreading holiday joy to all. The parade route begins at the intersection of Hancock Street and Walter J. Hannon Parkway, continuing up Hancock Street to North Quincy High School