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Posted on: August 21, 2023

Applications to participate in 2023 Bel Air Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting are available

A photo of women riding horses in Bel Air's 2021 Christmas Parade

The Town of Bel Air, the Bel Air Downtown Alliance and Parade Chairman Michael Blum announce the 33rd Annual BEL AIR CHRISTMAS PARADE and TREE LIGHTING CELEBRATION, scheduled for Sunday, December 3, 2023 -- the festivities start at 3:30 p.m.!

Participation in the Parade is by ACCEPTANCE OF APPLICATION only -- all applicants will be contacted individually with a decision. To apply online, please visit All parade participants must be costumed or dressed in a holiday or seasonal theme. This includes animals, which, to the extent possible, should be decorated or “accessorized” in keeping with the holiday or Christmas theme. Floats must be decorated in a holiday theme, as well. No commercial units or entrants are permitted unless they include a holiday-themed performance or display, and no group or performer may distribute or hand out anything to the crowd.

The DEADLINE for applying to be in the parade is Wednesday, November 22, 2023.

In addition to participants, organizers are seeking sponsors for the Parade and Celebration. For information on being a sponsor, please visit the Bel Air Downtown Alliance website, or send an e-mail to Executive Director Jenny Falcone at

For additional information, including a complete schedule of events, visit the Christmas Parade web page, or contact Parade Chairman Michael Blum at

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