The 25th Annual Tucson Parade of Lights & Festival, hosted by Mister Car Wash, was held downtown on Nov. 30. The free event kicked off at the Jácome Plaza in the afternoon, with pre-parade festivities to celebrate the holiday season.
The pre-parade festival included food vendors, a classic car show and a tree-lighting ceremony presented by the mayor. Live entertainment also included music from Mariachi Los Amigos and traditional Native American dancing by group Calpulli Tonantzin.
Many local businesses such as Tierra Antigua Realty, Bashbox Photo booth and AAG Glass & Tint participated in the parade. The parade showcased more than 50 floats and cars adorned with Christmas lights and decorations, representing many local companies and organizations.
Local government agencies were also present at the parade, including floats from Tucson Police Department and Tucson Fire Department.
Concluding the festivities was the “Dancing Under the Lights: Santa Pachita” event.
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