2023 Quincy Christmas Holiday Parade and Celebrations

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The City of Quincy will host its annual slate of Christmas events beginning on Friday, November 24th   with the Turning on of the Christmas Lights. Santa and his elves will arrive by helicopter on November 25th and the 70th  Annual Christmas Parade will be held on Sunday, November 26th   at 12pm All events are free and open to the public.  Bring the kids over the long Thanksgiving weekend to kick off the holiday season

Check out all the Christmas Holiday Fun South Shore Boston


Friday, November 24 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 25th
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  Quincy 

Saturday November 25th 3pm

Santa arrives by boat and tree lightening


The 70th Annual Christmas Parade
Sunday, November 27th
12:00-3:30 PM
Hancock Street

The 70th 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