Orion Area Parade Group

Our 2018 Orion Lighted Parade is Saturday, December 1st at 6 pm in downtown Lake Orion!

Lighted Christmas Parade

Since 1989, the downtown streets of the Village of Lake Orion, Michigan have glowed with festive holiday lights the first Saturday of December. The Orion Lighted Parade has become a tradition for this community in northern Oakland County.


The parade boasts over 75 entries each year, from civic organizations, dance studios, scouting troops, local dignitaries, marching bands, school groups and more. The event is capped off with a special visit by Santa himself, much to the joy of the young and old in the crowd lining the village streets.


To find out more about our fundraising activities for the parade,visit our Holly Jolly Folly page.

To Participate in the 2018 Orion Lighted Parade:

Download our Participant Application & Instructions form. (coming Fall 2018)


Submit your entry before  Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 7:30 pm or register online today.


Attend our mandatory drivers' meeting. The Meetings will likely be Tuesday, November 27th or Thursday, November 29th at 7 p.m. in the James Ingram Room at the Orion Township Library, 825 Joslyn Road in Orion Township.

New this year!
Pictures with Santa!

Be sure to join us after the parade at the Village Hall to meet Santa and get your photo with him and Mrs. Claus!

2017 Float Winners

Best Theme Depiction

 Lake Orion Plumbing and Heating


Best Non-Profit

Girl Scouts


Best Commercial Business

LA Dance


 Best Government

Lake Orion Transportation


Most Uniquely Illuminated

 Slo Row LO

Citizen of the Year
Bob & Toni Watros



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