City of Gahanna

200 South Hamilton
Gahanna, OH 43230

(614) 342-4000
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Hours of Operation
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

Community Activities

Holiday Lights! Parade & Celebration

Holiday Lights Parade and Celebration Presented by The Gahanna Convention & Visitors Bureau


Gahanna Holiday Lights Parade

Get into the holiday spirit by enjoying one of the largest evening illuminated holiday events in Ohio! The Holiday Lights Parade and Celebration is complete with floats, marching bands and, of course, Santa Claus. 

Families can enjoy free activities and programming beginning at 5 pm Sunday, November 23. The parade steps off at 6 pm (heading West on Granville/SR 62--then marches north on Mill St.). Santa will arrive at Creekside Plaza at approximately 6:30 pm for the Tree Lighting. Enjoy live music, food vendors and fun for everyone!

This year, the parade will be taking a new route through the city.  View the map below for more details.

Also,don't forget to enter the Gahanna Convention & Visitors Bureau's second annual Gingerbread House Competition, open to families, groups, businesses and individuals. Prizes are awarded in multiple categories. Entries may be dropped off at the Gahanna CVB (167 Mill St. Gahanna OH 43230) anytime between Dec 1-Dec 19.


To learn more about all the holiday festivities go to

Sunday, November 23, 2014
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Granville Street to Mill St. (starts at 181 Granville St. goes through the Creekside District)
181 Granville Street, Gahanna, OH