Hood River Holidays
PARADE REGISTRATION HAS CLOSED FOR 2018! No exceptions
Avoid the crowded malls and do your holiday shopping in Hood River’s charming downtown. Enjoy fantastic food, wine tasting, theater performances and more throughout the holiday season. The Hood River Holiday Kick-off Party and Parade takes place in downtown Hood River on Friday, December 7, 2018.
To help make holiday shopping stress-free, the City of Hood River will host free Metered Parking for the holidays December 10th through December 25th, 2018. Sunday parking is always free! Please note all other parking rules, time limits and regulations (Example: Reserved Lots) will be enforced.
Nov 16-18: Holiday Open House. Shop Early. Shop Local.
Nov 24: Small Business Saturday
Dec 7, Friday: Hood River Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting
Experience the small-town charm of Hood River at the annual holiday parade and tree lighting. Kick off your holiday shopping in the historic downtown, and then watch the holiday parade as it winds through downtown. The evening culminates with the city tree lighting, caroling, and perhaps even a Santa sighting.
- 4-6 p.m. – Hood River Holidays shopping at select downtown merchants
- 6 p.m. – Holiday parade begins on Oak Street and Seventh Avenue and heads downtown
- 7 p.m. – Tree lighting and caroling at State and Second Streets