12544 PACE Web Rotator Santa Parade

November 27th, 2020, Downtown Peoria, 10:15 am

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The Annual SANTA CLAUS PARADE – the longest running holiday parade in the country - steps off at 10:15 am on Friday (the day after Thanksgiving). Please join us in this great Peoria tradition as the parade takes a magical journey through the downtown streets of Peoria. Over 85 units of costumed characters, novelty walking units, horse units and decorated floats will surely get you in the holiday spirit and certainly delight the children along the route.

Santa Claus Parade


Best Commercial Float 1st Place

Tricoci Univ. of Beauty Culture

Best Commercial Float 2nd Place

Giacobazzi's Income Tax

Best Non Profit Float 1st Place

Riverside Community Church

Best Non Profit Float 2nd Place

Nitsch Theatre Arts NFP

Best Novelty Entry Elf Award

Explosive Gems Majorette Dance

Best New Entry

Tricoci Univ. of Beauty Culture

Best Religious Entry

Community Festival of Nativities

Best Overall Unit “SANTA AWARD”

Riverside Community Church


Thank you to all who participated!

Event Information

  • The 133rd annual Santa Claus Parade
  • November 22, 2020
  • Parade: Downtown Peoria
    • Steps off at 10:15 am

pdf2020 Santa Parade Press Release

Event Sponsors:

Sunbelt Rentals

OSF Home Care


South Side Bank


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