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Posted on: December 5, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Luminary Trail Walk, Christmas parade next holiday events

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The annual Holiday Market and Ballou Park Christmas Tree lighting on Saturday kicked off this year's holiday events. Next in line are the Luminary Trail Walk on Friday, Dec. 13, and the Riverview Rotary Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 14.


Friday, Dec. 13, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., The Crossing at the Dan, 629 Craghead St.

Celebrate the season with a candlelight walk along the Riverwalk at The Crossing, while listening to holiday music. Warm, festive refreshments will be served. This annual event has been moved from Dan Daniel Memorial Park to The Crossing at the Community Market.


Saturday, Dec. 14, 6 p.m. to 2 p.m., Main and Craghead streets

The parade will begin at the intersection of Broad and Main Street, travel down Main Street, turn right on Craghead Street and end at Wilson Street.

This year’s theme is “Christmas Movies.” More than 150 entries are expected. Two performance areas will mark the route this year, one of which will be in front of First Presbyterian Church on Main Street. The additional performance area will be located in front of Golden Leaf Bistro on Craghead Street.

Parade organizers are requesting that all parked cars be removed from Main, Colquhoun and Bridge streets by 3 p.m. on the day of the parade.

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