In marches the Christmas season: Several parades kick off holidays

01 December, 2017, 05:38 | Author: Pamela Mathis
  • Electric light parades will entertain Texas Panhandle towns starting tonight in downtown Amarillo

The event will be at the Bay County Government Center.

Decatur's "Christmas in Toyland" parade will roll through downtown's Second Avenue and Bank Street on Monday at 6 p.m.

The Christmas parade and tree lighting celebration in downtown Tyler is happening on Thursday, November 30th. Streets will be closed between 3:45 and 8 p.m. Patrons of Munich Haus and Center Street business will be able to access Center Street and the Ferris Lot by telling police officers at the gates where they are going.

Friona's lighted Christmas parade will begin near the elementary school and end at the city park. Street parking will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, and carpooling is advised. With Louisa celebrating its 275th year, plan on having some old-fashioned fun, including gold panning for the children, along with rope making and blacksmith demonstrations.




Salem: Friday, 6:30 p.m.

Then starting at 5 p.m., the annual Gillette Mainstreet Parade of Lights will cruise Gillette Avenue. The public is invited to attend and encouraged to bring cameras for photos with Santa.

This year, 25 floats have entered the parade, the same as a year ago when a record number entered.

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