25 Christmas tree lightings, holiday parades in the Birmingham Metro area

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Birmingham Christmas tree in Lane Park. Image via Pat Pennington for Bham Now

An annual holiday tradition, Bham Now has once again compiled a list of Birmingham area Christmas tree lighting and holiday parades in November and December.

Be sure to Follow the links In the titles for all the details.

In front of City Hall at Short 20 Street North in Lane Park. There will be vendors, food trucks, free concerts, and Christmas tree lighting. It starts at 4:00 p.m

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Christmas tree in Bessemer’s Debardeleben Park near City Hall, December 22, 2019. Photo by Pat Bennington for Pam Now

The Bessemer Annual Christmas Tree will be lit on Sunday, November 27, 2022 Starting at 5 p.m. at Debardeleben Park, 1623 2nd Avenue North, in historic downtown Bessemer.

An annual Bessemer Christmas parade will be held Saturday, December 10, 2022, starting at 2 p.m. in historic downtown Bessemer. The Bessemer Area Chamber of Commerce is organizing this event. The theme of this year’s parade is “My Christmas Tree”.

Trussville Christmas tree in the mall. (Jacob Blankenship/Baham Now)

Community Caroling and Tree Lighting Concert in Historic Downtown Trussville on Sunday, November 27 at 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM. Gather at the mall where there will be Christmas carols, hot chocolate, cookies and other Christmas activities.

Trussville Parade begins at 3:00 at the mall – Route information.

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Christmas tree in Vistavia Hills on December 22, 2019. (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

The Christmas tree lighting will take place at Vestavia City Hall starting at 6:00 p.m.

The Vestavia Hills Holiday Parade is set for December 11, at 2:00 PM in Liberty Park. details.

Both events are organized by the Hueytown Chamber. Tree lighting at New City Park, 104 Forest Road beginning at 6:00 p.m. More than 100 are expected to participate in the parade on the 10th, which begins at 10:00 am for the high school.

Christmas tree in front of Hoover City Hall. (Pat Bennington / Pam Now)

The annual gala begins at 5:00 at City Hall. Santa will arrive on a firetruck – Details

It takes place at Center Pointe Civitan Park – Event starts at 5:00 PM with lighting at 7:00 PM.

According to the Trussville Tribune, the theme for this year’s Pinson Parade is “Ugly Christmas Sweater.” Check the City of Pinson website for start times.

This year’s theme is “A Very Vintage Christmas” – the show starts at 6:00. Here is a link – the way

(Montevalo Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Facebook page)

The Montevallo Chamber of Commerce presents the “Montevallo Christmas Parade” on Thursday, December 1, 2022 at 6 p.m. Tree lighting begins downtown at 5:30 p.m

The city’s Christmas Tree Lighting event begins at 6:00 PM on December 2nd. The show is organized by the Graysville Chamber of Commerce, and begins downtown at 10:00 am.

The Kickball and Whiffle Ball Leagues put on a parade in the Bluff Park neighborhood. Event starts at 9:00 am – details

Show starts at 10:00am – This year’s theme is “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”

(Christmas show on Helena’s Facebook page)

The 51st Annual Christmas Day Parade will take place in historic downtown Helena. The event starts at 1:00 PM and this year’s theme is “Christmas Dreams”.

Sponsored by the Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce, this year’s show begins at 3:00 PM on December 4th. The show will revolve around the village of Mountain Brook.

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Homewood star. (Jacob Blankenship/Baham Now)

A tradition unlike any other in the Birmingham metro area – the historic Homewood Christmas Star lights up the city. Organized by the Homewood Chamber of Commerce, festivities begin at 6:30 p.m

Image via Rocket Around the Christmas Tree’s Facebook

This is a unique month-long Gardendale event. If you are looking for a fun evening with the family, visit the track in the holiday season.

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Led by the Leeds Chamber of Commerce, the show begins at 7:00pm in the city centre. This year there will be a pre-event organized by Leeds Main Street called Mistletoe on Main starting at 4:00pm.

Last year’s inaugural event returns in 2022. The event begins at 5:00 PM at the Pelham Civic Center.

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