After a two-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Grand Rapids Junior Chamber has set a date for the 2022 Santa Parade and announced the parade's new name.

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When is the Grand Rapids Christmas Parade?

After two years without a Santa, the Grand Rapids Junior Chamber announced today that the Santa Parade would be back on Saturday, December 3rd.

GR Santa Parade - Presented by the GRJC/Facebook
GR Santa Parade - Presented by the GRJC/Facebook
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When is the Grand Rapids Santa Parade in 2022?

The organizers also announced the parade's new name, the GR Santa Parade - Presented by the GRJC. Previously the parade had been known as the Art Van Santa Parade, but Art Van went out of business in 2020 just before the pandemic.

Formerly the Art Van Santa Parade, the Grand Rapids Junior Chamber has rebranded to the Grand Rapids Santa Parade. Still presented by the Grand Rapids Junior Chamber, we look forward to serving up some fun for the community this December.

GR Santa Parade - Presented by the GRJC/Facebook
GR Santa Parade - Presented by the GRJC/Facebook
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What is the theme for the Grand Rapids Santa Parade this year?

The organizers had also previously announced that this year's theme would be 'Christmas Around The World.'

Hello Friends! We are thrilled to announce the 2022 GR Santa Parade planning is in full force. This year's theme is "Christmas Around the World". You can expect to see lots of updates this year as we welcome new traditions and embrace our local community...stay tuned and help us by sharing the good news!

You can keep up with the Santa Parade on their Facebook page here: GR Santa Parade

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