Parade of Lights


Photos Courtesy of Jeff Snyder (©2019JJSnyderPhotography)

The Downtown Tucson Partnership was proud to present the Mister Car Wash 25th Annual Parade of Lights & Festival! The Parade of Lights & Festival is Downtown Tucson’s premier holiday event, celebrating the spirit of the holiday season and Tucson’s unique culture.  The parade was Saturday, November 30, 2019.


2019 Winners

GRAND MARSHAL’S AWARD: (Best Entry Overall) $500 Award – Saguaro National Park

PIONEER AWARD: (Best Historical or Cultural Theme) $250 Award – Ballet Folklorico Tapatio

HOLIDAY SPIRIT AWARD: (Best Use of Lights) $250 Award – Tucson Parks and Recreation

HARMONY AWARD: (Best Musical Group) $250 Award – Seven Pipers Scottish Society/Tucson & District Pipe Band

BRIGHT HORIZON AWARD: (Best Youth Group) $250 Award – John Valenzuela Youth Center



25th Annual Parade of Lights & Festival In the News:

Photos: Parade of Lights and Tucson Holiday Ice

Thousands attend annual Parade of Lights

Annual Parade of Lights comes to Tucson

Parade of Lights tonight downtown

Tucson Parade of Lights: Holiday Spirit, Road Closures Saturday

9 places to see holiday lights in Tucson

Here’s where to watch the Tucson Parade of Lights this year

Talk of Tucson: Parade of Lights

The downtown Tucson Parade of Lights is moving to Thanksgiving weekend this year

Holidaze 2019: Parades! Concerts! Gingerbread Houses! Light Shows! And, of course, Nutcrackers! Your Holiday Season Event Guide

Creative City Show with Zach Yentzer: Parade of Lights

32 Tucson holiday festivals, events and markets to check out this season

25th Annual Parade of Lights to shine November 30th

Parade of Lights to kick off holiday season Nov. 30


Parade Press Releases:

November 26: Entertainment Lineup for the Mister Car Wash 25th Annual Parade of Lights

November 5: 25th Annual Parade of Lights shines with help from Mister Car Wash

October 14: Parade of Lights Celebrates 25th Anniversary