The holidays are here! It is time to celebrate! The Annual Daily Gazette Holiday Parade in Downtown Schenectady will be held on November 18th at 5:00 p.m. This will be the 49th anniversary of the Capital Region tradition. The Daily Gazette, The Capital Region Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Schenectady will be coming together for this wonderful occasion. This year's theme is “The Parade of Lights: 125 Years of Schenectady.” Shine, sparkle, and light the way into the Holiday Season with this parade. It's a great time for you and your family. Come celebrate with us!
Between 3-4 p.m. the Schenectady Police Department will be closing several downtown streets including, but not limited to the following streets (intersecting streets will also be affected):
State Street (Nott Terrace to Broadway): 3 p.m.
State Street (Broadway to the end of Western Gateway Bridge on the Scotia side): 4 p.m.
Western Gateway Bridge (closed in both directions): 4 p.m.
Erie Boulevard (State Street to Liberty Street): 4 p.m.
Broadway (Liberty Street to Hamilton Street): 4 p.m.
Lafayette Street (Liberty Street to State Street): 4 p.m.
Clinton Street (Smith to State Street): 4 p.m.
1-890 Washington Avenue exits will be closed (4C Westbound, Rice Road Eastbound): 4 p.m.
Church Street (Argyle Place to Liberty Street): 4 p.m.
Public parking for spectators will be available at:
Broadway Surface lot
Broadway and Franklin Street
Amtrak lot (Erie Boulevard and Liberty Street)
Erie Boulevard and Liberty Street North
City lot located between Liberty and Franklin Street
Participate in or Support the Parade
Interested in sponsoring or participating in the parade? Contact McCauley Cannizzo, Events Manager of The Daily Gazette, at 518-395-3045 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Parade Parking Map