Details of the 2017 Christmas Parade

The "Brilla la Navidad" parade will begin at 5:00 pm. Sunday, December 10, on the coastal strip in Panama City.

The Mayor of Panama announced that everything is ready and that the access points to the coastal strip will open at 2:30 p.m. The parade will be inspired by the most famous Christmas carols in the world like the Little Drummer Boy, White Christmas, Silent Night and more. 

According to the Mayor’s office,  Cinta Costera I, II and III as well as Balboa will be closed to traffic from Sunday, Dec 10th at noon until Monday morning at 5:00 am.

The Mayor of Panama recommends that the public leave their cars at home and take public transportation.  A map outlining the parade as well as the location of nearby metro stations: Santo Tomás Hospital, Lottery and May 5 and Metrobus.

To guarantee safety in the area, it is forbidden to bring glass containers (including perfumes), firearms, coolers, metal cutlery, metal or wooden chairs (plastic only), games, fireworks, knives and alcoholic beverages.

La Alcaldía de Panamá reveló que ya todo esta listo para realizar este evento y que los puntos de acceso a la cinta costera abrirán a las 2:30 p.m.