The Starkville Christmas Parade is set to take place this Saturday.
The parade will begin 6:30 p.m. on Russell Street. From Russell Street, the parade will turn west on Lampkin Street, north on Montgomery Street and west on Main Street. Parade participants then will follow Main Street several blocks before turning south on Washington Street. From Washington Street, groups will turn east on Lampkin Street and follow it for two blocks before the route ends at the Regions Bank parking lot.
The parade will be recorded by WOBV Channel 5 and will run throughout the month of December at a schedule to be announced.
Entries will be judged in the following categories: Best Use of Theme for Walking Unit; Best Use of Theme for Float; Best Use of Lights; Best Faith-Based Entry; Best Business/Commercial Entry; Best Non-Profit/Civic Entry; Best School-Aged Entry; Most Original and Best Overall.
The city of Starkville”s Christmas tree will be lit at the Starkville Community Market site Saturday at 5:30 p.m. The site is located at the corner of Jackson Street and Lampkin Street.
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