Muggles and Wizards, Parade info is here!

Here's the lowdown for the parade Saturday!

*Please arrive by 8:30am

*Dress in layers! It will be a cold morning, but it is supposed to warm up a little bit.

*WHAT TO WEAR: The theme is Magical Christmas on Diagon Alley (Harry Potter's world). If you can, dress for that. OR Wear Gator Gear!

*The Parade starts at 10am.

Parking in Newton/road closing info from Newton's Chamber of Commerce:

PLEASE NOTE - The parade will begin at Lower Spring Street, continue up Spring Street, turn right onto Moran Street and conclude at Memory Park. Please pick up your participants at the Memory Park location. We suggest dropping off the children at the Lower Spring Street location and then parking in the lower Moran Street parking areas. There is also parking available at the Park and Ride on South Park Drive. (Rear area of Memory Park - behind Shoprite) By order of the Newton Police Dept. no one other than the bands and Santa will be allowed to go down Trinity Street. Therefore please make arrangements to move your vehicles from Lower Spring Street staging area to Memory Park.

PARKING - There will be no parking on Spring Street, Diller Avenue or Moran Street. Free parking will be available in all municipal lots in Town. There is parking available for marchers in the lot off of Diller Ave across from Gateway. You could also make use of Merriam Ave. to park or lots in the Memory Park area and walk back to parade starting point. Please do not park on private property, or in business parking lots. (Chun Bo, Motor Vehicle, etc.) . Merchants have the right to have your vehicles towed.

DROP OFF - All marchers may be dropped off at lower Spring Street (by Station Plaza across from O'Reilly's) please follow drop off signs. There will be no parking in the staging area. Please quickly drop off your marcher and move on. The Chamber will have staff to take your children safely to their assigned area. For safety reasons please instruct parents of these procedures.

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