Start practicing your carols! The City of Midland is pleased to present its fourth annual Christmas Parade, “Winter Wonderland in Midland,” starting at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 in downtown Midland.
Come see floats from local businesses, residents, churches, and more! There will be plenty of giveaways, the appearance of Santa Claus, and a parade starring friends and family during this fun-filled holiday evening.
Music will begin in Centennial Plaza at 6 p.m., followed by the parade starting at 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of Main Street and Illinois Avenue. The parade will head west on Illinois Avenue, south on C Street and east on Wall Street before ending at the intersection of Wall Street and Main Street. Entertainment on the plaza will continue until the tree lighting at 8:30 p.m.
Trophies will be awarded for the “Best Lighted Entry” as well as to the top three float entries, and new travelling trophies will be given to the “Most Christmas Spirited Band” and the “Outstanding City of Midland Entry” for City of Midland department floats.
Be sure to bring layered clothes and warm blankets for a chilly holiday evening. Vendors and registration for door prizes will also be available throughout the event.