Thursday, December 1, 2016

2016 Richmond Christmas Parade Traffic Advisory

December 1, 2016

Thousands of people are expected to line Broad Street on Saturday for the 33rd annual Dominion Christmas Parade. Numerous street closures and “No Parking” zones will be in effect.

The parade will begin at 10:15 a.m. at the Science Museum of Virginia and proceed east on Broad Street toward Seventh Street. More than 100,000 spectators from across Virginia attend annually, according to parade organizers.

Major city thoroughfares such as Broad Street and Leigh Street will be affected. “No Parking” zones along the route will go into effect beginning at 5 a.m. on Saturday, December 3. Street Closures will begin at 7 a.m. that day and remain in effect until approximately 2:30 p.m.

To learn more about the parade route, potential impacts on specific streets and “No Parking” zones, visit