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Grand Illumination Parade VIP Experience

November 17, 2018 | 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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The 2018 Grand Illumination parade is scheduled to step-off at 7:00 PM and will pass directly in front of Waterside District. Reserved VIP seating gives you a front row view during the parade. In addition, each guest will receive:
+ $25 Waterside District gift card
+ Reserved viewing area along Waterside Drive (bring your own chair)
+ Enjoy a festive holiday atmosphere before & during the parade
+ Includes 1 hot cocoa ticket


Frequently asked questions: 

Can I bring my own chair(s)? Yes, you’re encouraged to bring your own small, folding chairs.

Where do I pick up my Waterside District gift card? Your gift card must be picked up by 7:30 PM on Saturday, November 17th. You can pick up your gift card (and hot cocoa ticket!) at the tent in front of Blue Moon TapHouse along Waterside Drive.

When can I use my Waterside District gift card? You can use your gift card on the night of the Grand Illumination Parade for food and drink purchases at Waterside District OR on a return visit.

Will there be food provided during the parade? There will not be food provided. Jody’s Popcorn will have popcorn and treats available for purchase during the parade.

Do children need to purchase a ticket to access the VIP area? No, children 10 and under are free to attend.

Do children receive a hot cocoa ticket? No. Each ticket holder will receive 1 hot cocoa ticket to use during the parade. Hot cocoa will be available for purchase for non-ticket holders.


November 17, 2018
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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