In preparation for the Christmas Celebration, the following downtown streets will be closed at various times on December 3 and 4, 2021.
Friday, December 3, 2021
6 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Parking Lot #3 (Town Center): The front two rows on the east side of the lot will be closed. All cars must be removed by 6 a.m. to avoid towing.
3 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Parking Lot #3 (Town Center): The back two rows on the west side of the lot will be closed. All cars must be removed by 3 p.m. to avoid towing.
3 p.m. – 9 p.m. 6:00 p.m. Christmas Tree Lighting and Community Sing
Main Street will be closed from the Broadway and Main Street intersection, north to parking lot #2 (Jockey Alley).
11 p.m. Island Park
In preparation for the Saturday firework display, Island Park will be closed from 11 p.m. on Friday, December 3 through Sunday, December 5 at 12 noon. Please make sure all vehicles are removed.
Saturday, December 4, 2021
6:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 7:50 a.m. Kids Fun Run, 8:25 a.m. 5 Mile Run, and 8:30 a.m. 5k
Broadway Street will be closed from Court Street to Main Street.
12 p.m. – 8 p.m. 6 p.m. Lighted Parade
Main Street between Illinois and Mosher will be closed.
Broadway Street between Main and Lansing will be closed.
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. 6 p.m. Lighted Parade
Main Street from Cherry to Illinois will be closed.
Cars left on the street on Saturday, December 4 will be subject to towing. Please seek alternate routes during these time frames.
The lighted parade, which begins at 6 p.m. on December 4 starts at the First United Methodist Church, travels north on Main Street, east on Broadway Street, south on Lansing Street, and west on Illinois Street as it returns to the First United Methodist Church. To celebrate and honor frontline/essential workers, Jeniffer Faydenko assistant produce manager at GreenTree Grocery, will serve as the parade Grand Marshal.
PARADE SAFETY NOTE: For the safety of parade-goers and parade participants; please do not venture out into the street during the parade. Stay on the sidewalk during the entire duration of the parade.