From Downtown Tucson’s website: http://www.downtowntucson.org/
18th Annual Downtown Parade of Lights
December 15, 2012 6:30 pm
December 15, 2012 8:00 pm
Parade starts at Franklin St. (south of E. 6th Street) and proceeds south on Granada (click here for map route), east on Alameda, north on Stone Ave.
The Downtown Tucson Partnership invites you to participate in the 18th Annual Downtown Parade of Lights. Floats, live music and brightly decorated vehicles will fill Downtown Tucson with holiday cheer. Thousands will once again pack the streets to watch the Parade make its way through the vibrant streets of Downtown Tucson.
You can find more information at http://www.downtowntucson.org/visit/parade-of-lights/ including the entry form, staging information, day-of entertainment, parade route and the best place to watch the parade.
The parade route has changed its location from Armory Park to the El Presidio neighborhood. Please download the new route and enjoy all the businesses along the route that evening.
The Tucson Museum of Art and Lohse Family YMCA will be providing pre-parade entertainment that evening. Visit El Charro Cafe and Old Town Artisans before the parade and end the evening with dancing at La Cocina.
Staging will take place along the north and south side of Franklin Street, the east and west side of Meyer Avenue, 9th Avenue and the Franklin Lot. Staging begins at 4:30pm.
Mayor Jonathan Rothschild will light the tree in front of the Joel Valdez Main Library at 5:45 p.m.
Enjoy this 18th year of the Parade of Lights in downtown.