JAMESTOWN – The annual downtown Jamestown Holiday Parade is set to take place tonight on Third Street.
The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will feature more than 90 units participating, along with a tree-lighting ceremony, live music, and a dazzling holiday fireworks display sponsored by the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation.
The grand marshal for this year’s parade is Jamestown Police Department’s K-9 Officer Mitchell and his handler, officer Eric Kraft.
If you are unable to make it downtown, Time Warner Cable will be filming LIVE on the news station and re-airing the program later in the evening.
The parade will last approximately 60 to 90 minutes in addition to the pre-parade entertainment at Tracy Plaza.
This holiday parade is sponsored by Jamestown Renaissance Corproation, Jamestown Up Close, City of Jamestown, The Resource Center, Shults Auto Group, and Elite Kreation$ Auto Detailing.
Parade lineup will start promptly at 5 pm. The following streets and intersecting side streets will be for the event to operate from 3 pm to 9 pm:
- Third Street between Hallock Street and Foote Avenue
- Porter Avenue between Third Street and Front Street
- Spring Street between Second Street and Third Street
- Front Street between Hall Avenue and Sprague Street
All parade entrants must enter the lineup at the intersection of Third Street at Hallock Street. No entries may enter traveling west. All participants with motor vehicles or trucks should have their driver remain with the vehicle at all times.
For more information on the Parade, visit jamestownrenaissance.org or call 664-2477 ext 226.