The Downtown Parade of Lights and Festival is on Saturday, December 16, 2023 in downtown Tucson. The festival is at Armory Park, 220 S. 6th Avenue, Tucson, AZ, from 4pm-6:30pm and includes live entertainment, food trucks, vendors, and more.
Food vendors are located at Armory Park and along the parade route.
The parade begins at 6:30pm at Stone Avenue & 17th Street, ending at Armory Park. Please see the Parade Route for the route and staging areas.
Parking can be found at many downtown parking garages and lots and is within easy walking distance of the parade route.
A Spanish-language emcee, provided by Bustos Media and sponsored by Visit Tucson, is located on Stone Avenue and Ochoa Street.
An English-language emcee, sponsored by Arizona Bowl, is located on 6th Avenue between 12th and 13th Streets.
Lost or Found Children
If you have lost a child, please find the nearest Emcee booth. The Emcee will announce to the crowd and communicate to event staff, volunteers, and on-site police regarding the missing child.
If you have found an unaccompanied child, please bring the child to the nearest Emcee booth. The Emcee will announce to the crowd and communicate to event staff, volunteers, and onsite police regarding the found child.
Port-o-potties are located at the following locations:
- 6th Avenue at 12th Street
- 6th Avenue at 15th Street
- Stone Avenue at Kennedy Street
- Stone Avenue at McCormick Street
Please be respectful to those around you and to your surroundings. We appreciate your kindness and thank you for participating in the Downtown Parade of Lights.
The Downtown Parade of Lights and Festival welcomes every member of the community and celebrates creativity, openness, and tolerance. We pledge equity and access at every level regardless of gender, age, citizenship, ethnicity, skin color, economic background, sexual orientation and/or identity, and physical abilities.