Kick off the holiday season on Saturday, November 25 in the heart of Downtown Champaign as Santa rides on his sleigh down Neil Street at the 17th Annual Christie Clinic Parade of Lights! This community favorite features lighted floats, marching bands, and Santa Claus himself.
2:00 p.m. - Classic Christmas Shorts at the The Art Theater
3:00 p.m. - Visits with Santa at Big Grove Tavern (bring your cameras!)
3:30 p.m. - Horse & Carriage rides depart in front of the Orpheum Children's Science Museum ($5/person)
4:00 p.m. - Kris Kringle Kids' Scavenger Hunt, check in at the Jane Addams Bookshop to pick up your clue sheet!
4:30 p.m. - VIP ticket holder reception at Hamilton Walker's
5:00 p.m. - Carolers and local musicians provide pre-parade entertainment in various locations downtown: Pizzeria Antica, Hamilton Walker's, Hyatt Place Champaign/Urbana, Big Grove Tavern
6:00 p.m. - Parade begins!
7:00 p.m. - Christmas Tree Lighting in One Main Plaza
Pre-parade activities are free, kid-friendly and open to the public!
More information and the parade route map is available at http://www.champaigncenter.com/parade-of-lights
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