On Sunday, December 17, 2023, the following roads will be temporarily affected by the 2023 Macon Downtown Christmas Parade.  The parade will start at 4:00 p.m. at MLK Jr. Boulevard and Cherry Street. The parade will travel up Cherry Street to First Street, right onto First Street to Mulberry Street, and right onto Mulberry Street to MLK Jr. Boulevard where it will end. On Sunday, no vehicle traffic will be allowed on Mulberry Street and First Street beginning at 8:00 a.m. At 11:00 a.m. the following streets will be blocked to all vehicle traffic. The streets will reopen once the parade passes and pedestrians are cleared from the streets.

  • MLK Jr. Boulevard will be blocked from Walnut Street to Poplar Street.
  • Cherry Street will be blocked from Fifth Street to First Street.
  • First Street will be blocked from Cherry Street to Mulberry Street.
  • Mulberry Street will be blocked from First Street to MLK Jr. Boulevard.

Signs posted “No Parking” have been placed along the parade route. No vehicles will be allowed to be parked on the parade route on Sunday starting at 8:00 a.m. and until the parade is over.