2013 Holiday Events

All affected streets will be closed from 1:30 p.m. until the completion of the parade at approximately 3:30 p.m.  Avery Street and a section of Powell Drive will be closed beginning at 12:00 p.m.  

The streets affected will include: Garner Road, Broughton Street, St. Mary’s Street, Powell Drive, Avery Street, Main Street, Rand Mill Road and parts of New Rand Road and Benson Road.


Parade Staging Area:

The Garner Christmas Parade will assemble at the staging areas located on Avery Street, Powell Drive and the adjacent parking lots beginning at 12:00 p.m.  Avery Street will only be accessible to street residents and parade vehicles. No participant drop off is available.

Parade Route:

The parade will begin at the intersection of Garner Road and Avery Street and will travel down Garner Road until Benson Road. The parade will then take a left on Benson Road, turn left at the Fire Station and proceed down Main Street. The parade will turn left onto New Rand Road, left onto Garner Road and end at the intersection of Garner Road and Avery Street.  The streets along the parade route will be closed to through traffic from 1:30 p.m. until the end of the parade. If you live on or near one of the streets along the parade route, please plan your travel accordingly.

We apologize for any inconvenience that these road closures may cause and sincerely appreciate your cooperation as we work to provide this festive event to the Garner community.


If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources at 919.773.4442.  


Participant Information
Grand Marshal
Parade Route
Street Closures
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