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Lenoir Starry Night Christmas Parade route
courtesy of Joshua Harris, City of Lenoir Director of Communication & Public Information

Lenoir’s Starry Night Christmas Parade Coming Up Friday

The City of Lenoir Starry Night Christmas parade will be held Friday (December 1) in downtown Lenoir. The parade starts at 6:30 p.m. and will take place, rain or shine.

The route goes along Harper Avenue from Willow Street to Mulberry Street. The parade then heads north on Mulberry Street and turns left on Ashe Avenue. The route turns left again on Main Street and then right onto West Avenue. The parade finishes on West Avenue past the Lenoir Police Department.

Street closures will start at 3 p.m. Friday. Downtown residents, visitors, and business owners need to have their vehicles moved off of downtown streets along the route by 4 p.m. Santa Claus will be at his sleigh on the square from 4-5:30 p.m.