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Dec 5, 2023

Mulberry Fire Department’s Christmas Parade Goes Nocturnal: A Brighter Celebration on December 16th

Mulberry, 12/05/2023– This year, the City of Mulberry is set to sparkle in a new light as the Mulberry Fire Department’s annual Christmas Parade takes a delightful turn, moving from its traditional daytime slot to an enchanting night-time spectacle. Scheduled for December 16th, the parade is poised to begin at 6 pm, transforming the city into a dazzling winter wonderland under the stars.

In a bid to make this year’s parade more luminous than ever, the City of Mulberry is adding an extra layer of excitement. Participants are encouraged to let their creativity shine by adorning their floats and vehicles with festive lights and decorations. The stakes are high as the best-decorated float or vehicle will be awarded a coveted prize – a one-year annual park pass, granting unlimited access to Mulberry’s beautiful parks.

This year, in the spirit of the new night-time format, the City is also extending a special invitation to residents and businesses along the parade route to join in the festivities by decorating their houses and storefronts. This collaborative effort will not only enhance the parade’s magical atmosphere but also strengthen community bonds. Let’s light up Mulberry together, turning our city into a beacon of holiday cheer for all to enjoy!

The parade lineup promises an evening of fun and festivity, starting at 5:30 pm at the City Complex, located at 207 N Main Street. Participants are advised to arrive early to secure their spots and put the final touches on their parade entries.

Residents and visitors alike are invited to line the streets and witness the spectacle as the parade weaves its way through the heart of Mulberry, showcasing the community’s spirit and creativity. The night-time setting is sure to offer a unique and memorable experience, as the glow of lights and the joy of the season fill the air.

This innovative twist to the annual Christmas parade is part of the City of Mulberry’s ongoing efforts to foster community engagement and celebrate the holiday season in a special and inclusive way. The City extends a warm invitation to all to join in this festive event and light up the night with cheer and goodwill.

Mark your calendars and don’t miss this luminous and joyous celebration. For more information on the parade route and participation guidelines, please call Jeff Brown at 479-226-2853.

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