Archive for Thursday, November 29, 2007

Parade lights up holiday season

November 29, 2007

Santa Claus, Rudolph and Frosty the Snowman will be among those making an appearance at Leavenworth Main Street's holiday lighted parade.

The parade will be at at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1. This year's theme for the lighted floats was "Santa's City of Toys."

The parade will begin in Haymarket Square at 7th and Cherokee streets and will wind through downtown Leavenworth to end at the city's Landing Park. At the park there will be hot chocolate and hot corn on the cob.

Following the parade around 6:15 p.m. is Leavenworth Mayor Larry Dedeke's tree lighting ceremony. There will be a fireworks display over the Missouri River with entertainment from the Pleasant Ridge marching band and the Gateway HighSteppers Drill Team.


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