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Marching bands, fire trucks, Santa line up for Christmas parades across region

Posted December 3, 2014
Updated December 4, 2014

Millbrook High School marching band. The Raleigh Christmas parade took place in downtown Raleigh on Saturday, November 22, 2014. Photos by Christine Adamczyk.

The Raleigh Christmas parade was the Saturday before Thanksgiving, as it's been for decades. But most of the region's other parades are over the next week starting this Friday.

The parades typically take place in the community's downtown. Follow the links to get specific locations from's Out & About calendar. Here's where to find them!

Friday, Dec. 5

Benson, 6:45 p.m.

Mebane, 7 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 6

Apex, 5 p.m.

Garner, 2 p.m.

Hillsborough, 4:45 p.m.

Knightdale, 2 p.m.

Morrisville, 11 a.m.

Parkwood Association, Durham, 2 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 7

Fuquay-Varina, 3 p.m.

Pittsboro, 3 p.m.

Rolesville, 2 p.m.

Zebulon, 2 p.m.

Franklin County Christmas Parade, Louisburg, 3 p.m.

Dec. 11

Smithfield, 7 p.m.

Dec. 13

Cary, 2 p.m.

Chapel Hill-Carrboro, 10 a.m.

Clayton, 3 p.m.

Fayetteville, 11 a.m.

Holly Springs, 11 a.m.

Wake Forest, 1 p.m.

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  • 678devilish Dec 4, 2014

    Not attending any parades. Don't have any children now for they have all grown up.