The annual Downtown Christmas Parade will take place on Friday, December 2. The theme for this year's parade will be "A Christmas Story."

This year's parade route will head south on 2nd Street, make a right on University Avenue, a left on 1st Street, go left on Garfield Street, and will make a final left on 2nd Street.

The event will start at 5:30 p.m. with the lighting of the tree in the 1st street plaza. Applications to participate in the parade can be found here.