A Storied Holiday Tradition! Schenectady County ushers in the holiday season in Downtown Schenectady with the largest nighttime parade in the Northeast. Sparking floats, glittering firetrucks, marching bands, dance troupes, and a special visit from Santa Claus. It's fun for the whole family.
Gather around with friends, family, and neighbors along the parade route, take a stroll along State Street, grab a hot cup of coccoa or a bite to eat at your favorite Downtown restaurant, and start your holiday shopping on Jay St. Come early and dance in the streets at Schenectady County's Holiday Block Party!
Dozen's of brighly decorated and illuminated floats built by local volunteers!
Decorated firetrucks, police cars, snow plows, and more decked out in holiday style.
Holiday tunes performed by local marching bands, drumlines, and musicians.
Local dancers dance down state street with holiday-infused routines.
He is making his list and checking it twice! Santa and Mrs. Claus make their first official visit to Schenectady County spreading holiday cheer and reminding everyone to be kind