Penn Street to transform into a Winter Wonderland for 2023 Reading Holiday Parade

The City of Reading will usher in the holiday season with the 2023 City of Reading Holiday Parade Saturday, November 18th, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. The parade will wind its way through the heart of Downtown Reading, traveling on Penn Street from 11th Street and to 2nd Street.

The 2023 City of Reading Holiday Parade has a rich history of delighting residents and visitors alike, and this year will be no exception. The parade is set to feature a stunning array of delightful floats, lively marching bands, talented dance groups, and showcases from local businesses and organizations. And, of course, the highlight of the event will be the appearance of none other than Santa Claus himself.

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This holiday tradition is a significant part of the local culture, fostering a sense of togetherness and community spirit that warms the hearts of all who attend. It’s an opportunity for friends and family to make cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

If you’re a local business, organization, or community group, there’s still a chance for you to be part of this unforgettable event. The deadline for parade registration is set for Friday, November 3rd, 2023. To register, visit

The 2023 City of Reading Holiday Parade is an occasion not to be missed, and the entire city is looking forward to this wonderful kickoff to the holiday season. Come join in the festivities and experience the joy and unity that this event brings to our community.

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