Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade


2022 Port Isabel Christmas Tree Lighting & Parade flyer

City of Port Isabel Announces Annual Christmas Tree Lighting & Hometown Christmas Holiday Parade

Saturday, December 3 at 6 p.m./7 p.m.

The City of Port Isabel will kick off the 2022 holiday season with their 14th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting & Hometown Christmas Holiday Parade on Saturday, December 3.

PARADE> Want to enter a float? See waiver here.

Staging for the parade will take place at 4:30 p.m. in front of the Laguna Madre Youth Center on Port Road. The parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. The parade route will head east on Queen Isabella Blvd. (Hwy. 100) and end at the Port Isabel Events & Cultural Center (309 E. Railroad Ave.).

Parade applications [Parade Application, Rules & Waiver] must be in by Friday, December 2, 2022. Any application received after Friday, December 2nd will be inserted at the end of the parade line-up in the order it is received. Online application here below or call (956)943-1822.

Parade line up begins at 4:30 p.m., and the parade begins at 6:00 p.m. Cash prizes for 1st and 2nd place. Winners will be notified and announced on social media. Awards can be picked up at the Port Isabel City Hall beginning on Monday, December 5.

CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY> See vendor rules & regs here.

Mayor Cantu Jr. and the Port Isabel City Commissioners invite you to attend and participate in a Port Isabel holiday tradition, the lighting of the Community Christmas Tree in Beulah Lee Park. Starting at 7 p.m., the event will feature performances, vendors, Santa Claus and a bigger and brighter Christmas tree.

The event is open to the public. Limited vendor space is available. Application is below or call (956)433-1015.

The City of Port Isabel’s Public Works Department will also be decorating the Highway 100 medians with festive holiday lights and more. A longtime tradition, the City of Port Isabel adds new and exciting features each year.

VENDOR APPLICATION> see vendor rules & regs here.

CHRISTMAS PARADE FLOAT APPLICATION> see waiver here.