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2014 Thanksgiving Day Parade Postponed

Given the unrest in our community following the tragic death of Michael Brown, The Christmas in St. Louis Foundation is postponing the Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade until later this holiday season.  More details will be shared once a new date is confirmed.  In these challenging times, we encourage you to gather with your friends and loved ones to reflect, and enjoy this special and unique American tradition.

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2014 Parade


30th Annual Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade


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Christmas in St. Louis is home to the Ameren Missouri Thanksgiving Day Parade and the Festival of Lights. For 30 years, our non-profit, all-volunteer organization has been dedicated to promoting activities that inspire people to show their unique holiday spirit while enhancing the texture and heritage of the St. Louis community. We expect over 130 parade units, such as musical floats and displays, giant helium balloon figures, animal units and marching bands from around the St. Louis region.  As always, Santa Claus will be present to wish everyone a Merry Christmas at the end of the parade.The parade will be held on Thanksgiving, November 27, 2014.  As in past years, it will start in downtown St. Louis at 8:45 AM.

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