2023 Parade of Lights

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The Festival of Lights annual Parade of Lights features floats shaped by bright, colorful LED lights, including:
70-foot long float of the famous Clydesdale horse team pulling a delivery wagon
95-foot-long smoke-spewing Chinese dragon
Chopper motorcycle
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
The Duck and Ducklings
160-foot long Steam Engine Train
The USS East Peoria of Star Trek fame, back for the first time in three years
Spectators can spread out along the approximately two-mile route which is mostly along East Washington Street and Taylor Street.
Special Guest Appearance
We are pleased to announce the live Budweiser Clydesdales will appear in the Parade of Lights, weather permitting!
Parade Live TV Broadcast and Livestream
NEW THIS YEAR: Those who love a parade will have the option from the comfort of home to watch the Parade of Lights broadcast for the first time live November 18 exclusively on WMBD-TV and streaming live on CIPROUD.com as well as the East Peoria Festival of Lights Facebook page.


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