BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The Battle Creek Christmas Parade will take place this Saturday, Nov. 21, stepping off at approximately 6 p.m.

The parade is presented by the Harper Creek Optimist Club and will take place rain, snow or shine, so attendees are reminded to plan accordingly. There is no “rain date.”

Please note the following road closures, which are posted to our interactive project map. Visit our home page and view the map under City Spotlights.

Starting at 2 p.m. Saturday

  • Champion Street from West Street to Washington Avenue
  • Brook Street from Champion to Garfield Avenue
  • United Way/Tompkins from Champion to Van Buren Street

Starting at 5 p.m. Saturday

  • Michigan Avenue from Washington to Division Street
  • Carlyle Street at Michigan
  • Gould Street at Michigan
  • United Way/Tompkins at Michigan
  • McCamly Street from State Street to Jackson Street
  • Capital Avenue from State to Jackson
  • Commerce Point parking lot near Michigan and Division

Starting at 6 p.m. Saturday

  • Washington from Champion to Michigan, for the duration of the parade