Watch the Raleigh Christmas Parade Living in Raleigh NCThe Raleigh Christmas Parade officially kicks off the Christmas season here in the Triangle. Join the rest of the community this Saturday at 9:40am to bring Santa to town! This 1.4 mile parade starts on the corner of Hillsborough and St. Mary’s St. It will then head downtown to end on Fayetteville Street. There are tons of watch parties along the route, like here. View over 115 parade floats, bands, and more. You don’t want to miss this exciting event in Oak City.