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Grand Illumination Parade VIP Experience

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…

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Grand Illumination Parade kicks off Holiday Season

The 2017 Grand Illumination parade officially kicked off the holiday season on Saturday November 18th. This year’s parade featured dozens of schools, nonprofit organizations, and companies marching through the streets on downtown Norfolk. Check out the gallery below to view a few highlights.