Holiday Stroll, Parade, Tree Lighting

December 10, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Destination New Bedford

Downtown New Bedford Inc. and the City of New Bedford invite you downtown December 3rd for the annual dNB Inc. Holiday Stroll and the City’s Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting. Let us entertain you while you shop and dine local with family-friendly fun throughout downtown.

The Holiday Stroll takes place from noon to 5PM. Businesses and organizations host special pop-up events in their spaces from wine tastings, hot chocolate, craft projects, vendor markets, special exhibitions and performances, special cocktails and deals, and much more! The streets will be filled with entertainment as well, including Santa on one of the New Bedford Fire Museum’s special engines available for family photos before the parade.

The parade kicks off at 4:30, marching up to the Free Public Library with the New Bedford High School Marching Band, local organizations, elves and winter fairies, Santa, and Miss New Bedford. The Tree Lighting will commence promptly at 5 PM on the front steps of the Free Public Library.

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