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Was WRAL Anchor Dan Haggerty's son excited for the Raleigh Christmas Parade? Well... you may be surprised to hear his answer.
Thousands of families flooded downtown Raleigh to watch the 2023 Raleigh Christmas Parade.
Santa Clause is here at the Raleigh Christmas Parade with Mrs. Clause on a horse-drawn carriage.
The always-popular Helping Hand Mission band marched and danced through the parade carrying a 'We Love You Hailey' sign in honor of the dancer who passed away at last year's parade. Pops of the color teal were placed throughout the parade this year - it was Hailey's favorite color.
Without the use of motorized floats, live performances played a prominent role in keeping the parade lively and fun. Imagine Circus brought bedazzled stilt-walkers and hula-hoopers in sparkly costumes.
Dogs looking for homes and have the opportunity to woo the crowd at the Raleigh Christmas Parade.
Get ready to illuminate the night as the most enchanting holiday tradition in the region returns! The North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival is set to grace Cary's Koka Booth Amphitheatre for its 8th annual winter spectacle.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill senior, Taylor Lloyd, rides in a fancy carriage as she represents Miss North Carolina.
The rattling drums of the Broughton High School Marching Band echoed through the streets, followed by the blaring horns, carrying a Christmas rhythm listeners could feel in their toes. They are the only group that has performed in all of the Raleigh Christmas Parades.
WakeMed Health and Hospital carried a gigantic, eye-catching balloon that absolutely filled the street. The building-sized balloon features Twinkle, the WakeMed Children's mascot, flying through the parade like a superhero.
The NC Chinese Lantern Festival carried a life-sized dragon through downtown, as eye-catching and surprising as one might expect from the highly-visual festival that has become a holiday tradition in the Triangle over the past 8 years.
This year marks WRAL's 50th year of broadcasting from the Raleigh Christmas Parade. Join familiar faces like Charlie Gaddy, Bill Leslie, Renee McKoy, Lynda Loveland and many others.
Grab your coat, a cozy hot cocoa and your holiday cheer: Saturday is the 79th Annual Raleigh Christmas Parade!
The Raleigh Christmas Parade is always a special time for tens of thousands of people to come together. Some people who are participating in it this year, will be walking with purpose. A year ago, Hailey Brooks was killed by an out-of-control truck on the parade route. She was 11 years old.
Lynda Loveland reported from streetside and hosted several of WRAL's Raleigh Christmas Parade broadcasts.
The Helping Hand Mission Band is known for a groove. Mark Roberts tried to get his during a WRAL Christmas Parade broadcast.
Former WRAL anchor remembers the bands as the best part of the Raleigh Christmas Parade.
It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas here in Raleigh. The 79th annual Raleigh Christmas Parade is Saturday, and WRAL News is bringing it to you live.
Kelcey Carlson, who hosted the Raleigh Christmas parade for years, shares her memories about what makes it special.
WRAL meteorologists are tracking the forecast for the Raleigh Christmas Parade on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023.
This year marks WRAL's 50th year of broadcasting from the parade, and will feature friends and familiar faces like Charlie Gaddy, Bill Leslie, Renee McKoy, Lynda Loveland and many others.
Trey and April Brooks talked about what made 11-year-old Hailey Brooks so special, how they're still fighting for her and the moment they learned she was gone.
Debra Morgan, WRAL anchor
Trey and April Brooks talk about the day Hailey died in the Raleigh Christmas Parade and how they're fighting to preserve her memory.
Wondering how to watch the Raleigh Christmas Parade on Nov. 18? This year marks WRAL's 50th broadcast of the parade.