Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting
November 30th, 2023
South Central Avenue. from 2nd Street to 9th Street
6:30 - 9 p.m.
Grab a warm beverage from a local business, bring along some quilts + lawn chairs, and join us along South Central Avenue between 2nd Street and 9th Street for the Downtown Holiday Parade!
City parking lots are located along Maple Ave and Chestnut Ave. (West 2nd Street will be closed from Central Avenue to Spruce Avenue to allow for a float lineup, with auxiliary letting traffic through on Chestnut Avenue.)
Following the parade at 7:30 PM, enjoy the plaza tree lighting. Sing ‘O Christmas Tree’ with family and friends, warm up by the bonfires, and enjoy complimentary cocoa and s'mores beside St. Nick, Mrs. Claus, the Snow Queen, and real reindeer from the North Pole.
Holiday Parade Sponsors include:
+ Forward Bank
+ Pick n' Save
+ Doine Excavating
+ Golden Glow 4H
+ Hefko Floral Company
+ Kobussen Busses
+ Nutz Deep II
+ Seehafer Farm Creamery
South Central Avenue between 2nd Street and 9th Street will be closed to traffic by the City's Street Division starting at 3 p.m. the day of the parade and reopened shortly after the parade is finished. City parking lots located along Maple Avenue and Chestnut Avenue (West 2nd Street will be closed from Central Avenue to Spruce Avenue to allow for a float lineup, with the Police Auxiliary letting traffic through on Chestnut Avenue.)