Getting ready for the Holiday season is one of the most exciting times of the year. Let Billings, Montana give you and your family a fun opportunity to celebrate with the rest of the community for those staying in hotels close to Downtown Billings and nearby. On Friday, November 28, get your sweaters and scarves out for the annual Holiday Parade and Christmas Stroll!The event will take place starting at 6pm and will continue through 9pm. Come down to downtown Billings, where the city has been completely decorated in Holiday cheer. Enjoy food, wine tree raffle and entertainment. Your evening Christmas stroll will also consist of merchant specials, special gift items and hayrides for the whole family. In addition as with previous years, there will even be some visits from the one and only Santa Claus! The Holiday Parade begins at 7pm and includes over 125 holiday themed entries! This year, there will be extravagant and beautiful lighted displays as well as various children’s groups participating in different ways. Santa will also be at the parade in order to properly kick off the holiday season!This year, the theme of the parade will be “Christmas Around the World!” Families are allowed to line the streets of Downtown Billings, though you should probably get there early in order to find parking and a good viewing spot! And most importantly, be sure to dress warmly as it will be cold. The parade will start on 3rd and 26th Ave. in Downtown. The route will then go south on 32nd and will continue down until it turns back up at 2nd Ave. The parade will end in front of the Federal Courthouse. This year, be sure to join the Billings community for the Christmas Stroll and Parade, a favorite holiday family tradition!