New Braunfels Hometown Holiday Christmas Parade announces new route

The fourth annual Hometown Holiday Christmas Parade will be held Dec. 7. (Courtesy Hometown Holiday Christmas Parade)
The fourth annual Hometown Holiday Christmas Parade will be held Dec. 7. (Courtesy Hometown Holiday Christmas Parade)

The fourth annual Hometown Holiday Christmas Parade will be held Dec. 7. (Courtesy Hometown Holiday Christmas Parade)



The fourth annual Hometown Holiday Parade will feature floats, live music and a visit from Santa on Dec. 7.


Parade organizers have also adjusted the route this year as a result of construction on the San Antonio Street bridge, moving the starting point from Prince Solms Park to Market Plaza on Napoleon Street in New Braunfels.

The full parade will run from Napoleon down Gilbert Avenue and East San Antonio Street. It will conclude at the intersection of North Seguin Avenue and West Bridge Street.The parade will take place Dec. 7 from 6-8:30 p.m.

For more information, visit the parade’s website at www.thehometownholidaychristmasparade.com.


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