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'Christmas Parade of Lights' being held this weekend in Odessa

(Source: Downtown Odessa website) (Source: Downtown Odessa website)

The holiday season is here! The annual 'Christmas Parade of Lights' is being held this weekend in Odessa.

The parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, and everyone is welcome to participate.

Citizens are encouraged to get their creative juices flowing and create a float for the parade.

The deadline to submit entries is 12 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017.

Entry fees for the floats are:

  • $50 for commercial entries
  • $25 for community organizations/nonprofit entries
  • $25 for individual/family entries
  • Free for schools

Floats will be judged for the Best Lighted Entry in the following divisions: Community Organization, Commercial/Business, School and Mayor's Award. We're told cash awards will be presented to the winners.

Click here to download a parade entry application packet.

The parade route will travel south on Andrews Highway from 23rd St. and west to 3rd Street.

For more information, contact Downtown Odessa at (432) 335-4682.

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