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Christmas parade planned for Dec. 5 in downtown Kokomo

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The city of Kokomo is bringing back a holiday tradition to downtown with a Christmas Parade planned for Saturday, Dec. 5, at 12:30 p.m.

The parade will begin near the intersection of Jefferson and Main streets, proceeding south on Main Street to Superior Street. Entries will include local marching bands, service organizations, businesses, and personalities.

“I can’t think of a better way to kick off to the holiday season than with a parade,” said Mayor Tyler Moore. “We want to bring back that sense of community and holiday cheer that many remember from years past, especially during these difficult times. This Christmas parade will be the perfect addition to the annual Sieberling lighting and December First Friday event to help get everyone in the holiday spirit.”

Those wishing to participate in the parade by marching or entering a float should contact Dave Trine at 765-456-7476 or at dtrine@cityofkokomo.org. The deadline for entries is Friday, Nov. 28.