The annual Madison Christmas Committee Parade, one of the most beloved Madison holiday traditions, takes place this Friday, November 23rd beginning at 5:30 p.m. Below is helpful information as it pertains to the parade route, road closures and parking.
Beginning at the Madison Ambulance Corps building, the parade will proceed down Prospect Street towards Main Street where it will turn left and proceed up Main Street before ending at Condurso Way. Cars parked on Prospect Street and Main Street must be removed before 4:45 P.M. or will be subject to towing.
At the conclusion of the parade, the Christmas tree on Waverly Place will be lit, around approximately 6:30 p.m. Main Street and Waverly Place will remain closed in both directions until the conclusion of the tree lighting. Cars parked on Waverly Place should be removed before 4:45 P.M. Any cars left after 4:45 P.M are subject to towing.
Detours will be in place for the below road closures. Roads are closed in both directions unless otherwise noted:
Parking for parade attendees is best on Kings Road (between Madison Avenue and Green Avenue), Cook Avenue parking lot, Elmer Street parking lot, Waverly Green parking lot and the Public Safety parking lot, as well as any available street parking.
Parking Lot #1 (Ambulance Lot) must be removed of all cars by 12:00 P.M. (noon) on Friday, November 23rd.
For the safety of the public, Emergency No Parking will be strictly enforced by the Madison Police Department on Friday, November 23rd. All vehicles on Main Street (between Greenwood Avenue/Prospect Street and Community Place), Prospect Street (between Kings Road and Main Street) and Waverly Place must be removed by 4:45 P.M. Vehicles remaining after 4:45 P.M. will be towed at the owner’s expense. By order of the Madison Police Department Ordinance 185-21/185-22
The Madison Police Department wants to remind everyone in attendance that if they see something, say something!