Annual Parade of Lights Food Drive 

Gather the entire family and come join the fun and  entertainment on Thursday, December 2, 2021 and be a part of the excitement of the Annual  Salvation Army and Virgin Valley Community Food Bank Parade of lights canned food drive;  all entries need to be lighted. 

Thursday, Evening get your spot early along the parade route as traffic will be diverted off of the  boulevard from Arrowhead to Willow at 5:20PM. Bring your lawn chairs and some refreshments  to stay warm and watch and enjoy the parade. The parade will head East on Mesquite Blvd on  the south side lanes (City Hall side) of the street. Please remember to bring your cans of food to  donate to the Salvation Army and local food banks. We will have volunteers picking food up  along the parade route so bring your cans of food to support food drive; our goal is over 1000  LBS of canned food. The Eureka has contributed so there will be hot chocolate and cookies served.

The Parade of Lights was created in 2015 to celebrate the Christmas holiday season twofold; to enjoy the lights and to give to those who are less fortunate. The event has grown to become Mesquite’s largest canned-food drive. ( Mesquite Parade of Lights Facebook Page).

For those interested in having a parade entry, please fill out the following application:

Parade of Lights Application Form

APPLICATIONS DUE BY NOON ON NOV 24, 2021 at MESQUITE CITY HALL, CITY CLERK’S OFFICE  at 10 MESQUITE BLVD. Or, you can return your application to the following emails: 

Tracy Beck, City Clerk: 702-346-5295 

Julie Goodsell, Deuty City Clerk: 702-346-5295 To have a parade entry, you must donate 25lbs of canned food to the food drive committee  Just a reminder, please stays off the medians.  

Parade of Lights Route December 2, 2021 5:30PM. 

The parade staging area will be in the LDS Chapel Parking lot on 100 North Arrowhead Lane. Parade will begin at 5:30PM and leave the LDS parking lot turning (Left) South Arrowhead  Lane. (Heading towards Mesquite Blvd). 

Parade then will turn Left (East) onto Mesquite Blvd heading (normal direction of traffic). Parade will be heading east for about 0.5 miles. 

Parade then will turn Left (North) on North Willow, ending. Entries can head back to the staging  area taking Old Mill Rd back to the LDS chapel on 100 North Arrowhead.  

5:20PM Traffic will be diverted off of Mesquite Boulevard between Woodbury and Sandhill 


The following photos are courtesy of Mesquite Parade of Lights Facebook Page at this link:

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