Christmas Parade

Christmas Parade Banner 2016 FINAL

34th Belmont Shore Christmas Parade

Honoring Long Beach K9 Officers

Presented by The Port of Long Beach

Saturday, December 3, 2016  6pm

Theme:  A Candy Land Christmas

Deadline: November 28th, 2016

Not accepting any more applications

Christmas Parade Application

Policies and Procedures 2016


Liability Form 2016

Long Beach Transit Detour Route

Final Christmas Parade Line-Up

FREE parking is available at the Marine Stadium parking lot &

Ocean Beach lots from 3pm to 12p.

The theme of this year’s parade is:  “A Candy Land Christmas” and the parade floats will be judged based on Spectator Appeal, Execution of theme and originality of design.
Charter Spectrum will be televising the parade with parade announcers, Bruce MacRae, UPS VP State Gov. Affairs, Misty May Treanor, 3-time Olympic Gold Medalist & Executive Director of the BSBA Dede Rossi will conduct interviews on the street.  The parade will be shown on Charter Spectrum throughout the month of December.

The Belmont Shore Christmas Parade will begin on Livingston & 2nd and march down East Second Street to the beat of over a dozen local marching bands. Featuring over 100 entries, including floats designed by Long Beach businesses and associations, marching bands, and local personalities and dignitaries. And of course, no Christmas Parade would be complete without an appearance by good ole’ St. Nick!

Belmont Shore side streets will be closed at 4pm and 2nd St. will be closed to traffic at 5pm. No property of any kind is permitted on the sidewalk or center median until 5:00pm (chairs, blankets, tables, coolers, tape, chains etc ).  All items will be removed and taken to Bayshore Library for pick-up. Most importantly, the areas may not be “roped off”.  Such obstacles and possessions may be removed and taken to the Bay Shore Library for pick up after the event. The City of Long Beach has made this request for the purpose of protecting public safety and allowing pedestrian access along the sidewalk.

No Alcohol

Our parade sponsors include:  POLB, TMI, F&M Bank, SCE, Chase Bank, LB Airport, Republic Services, UPS, Charter Spectrum
A special thank you to RUN RACING


Take a look at some of our themes over the past 30 years!

“Home for the Holidays”, “Christmas by the Sea”, “Go for the Gold”, “It’s a Green Christmas”, “Twinkle with the Stars”, “A Magical, Musical Christmas”, “Winter Water Wonderland”, “Dog Days of Christmas”, “Christmas on the Coast”, “Holiday Magic in the Shore”, “Hometown Heros”, “A Merry Family Christmas”, “20 Years of Christmas Joy”, “Music of the Seasons”, “Holiday Lights Aglow”, “Magic at the Shore”, “Memories of Christmas Past”, “An Old Fashioned Christmas”, “Winter Wonderland”, “Village Christmas”, “A Celebration of Lights”, “100 Years of Christmas”, “Parade of Lights”, “Old Fashion Christmas”