Holidays at Heritage

parade and tree lighting 

Applications for the 2021 Holiday Parade are being accepted now online. Families, businesses, community organizations and neighborhoods are encouraged to enter a decorated vehicle, float or walking group. Registration is free.

This year’s theme is, “Rudolph, Light the Way!”. Create a parade entry that showcases this fun theme: Use colorful decorations, play festive music and wear fun Christmas costumes or clothing.

The parade takes place Saturday, Dec. 4 at 6 p.m. along Second Street and Irving Boulevard in downtown Irving. The annual parade will be followed by a tree lighting ceremony and family friendly event opening the renovated Heritage Park. Parking and admission to the event are free. Food and beverage vendors will be on-site for purchase.

parade Applications due 5 p.m., monday, Nov. 22. 

Participants are required to attend mandatory parade meeting Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m. in the Irving City Hall Council Chambers, 825 W. Irving Blvd. All parade participants must submit a signed parade waiver form, which can be downloaded from the city website.

For more information, call Irving Parks and Recreation at (972) 721-2501.

Submit a Parade Application
Download the Participant Waiver
Santa and Mrs. Claus wave to parade visitors during Irving's 2019 holiday parade.

Save the Dates

Details coming soon on these fun, family friendly events.
  • Dec. 4 | Parade and Tree Lighting
  • Dec. 10 | Movie Under the Stars
  • Dec. 11 | Brunch-mas
  • Dec. 17 | Movie Under the Stars
  • Dec. 18 | Carol-oke

Become a Sponsor

  1. Thousands of people from Irving and neighboring areas attend City of Irving festivals and events. Support this community event and increase the visibility of your organization by becoming a sponsor.

    For more information on event sponsorships, contact Megan Gordon at (972) 721-2589 or via email.

Become a Vendor: Vendor paints a design a girl's arm.