It's the most wonderful time of the year — and it all begins with the brilliant illumination of the Downtown skyline and the Grand Illumination Parade, Saturday, November 23! We've put together ten tips to get you ready for all the celebration and fun. By the time you've read them all, you will be fully in the parade-watching spirit.
The Grand Illumination Parade can't happen without your help. Our amazing and dedicated volunteers make this event the beloved and magical experience that it is for the thousands of people who fill the streets of Downtown Norfolk every year. We have a variety of volunteer opportunities available for groups, organizations and individuals. There's no better way to support and show your dedication to the community while still getting into the holiday spirit and having fun! The Parade also offers the opportunity to provide branded volunteers from your organization or company.