Street closures planned for mayor's Christmas parade Sunday

Sherman the Shorebird led the way while representing the Delmarva Shorebirds baseball team

Sherman the Shorebird led the way while representing the Delmarva Shorebirds baseball team

The parade will be re-aired on Christmas morning from 5:00 to 7:00 a.m.

Sleigh bells were jingling and spirits were bright along Main Street Friday night during the third annual Greater Maryville Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade.

Sherman the Shorebird led the way while representing the Delmarva Shorebirds baseball team.One especially elaborate float featured kids-angels-literally flying down the street (nevermind the ropes and harnesses).

Organizer Dale Howard said this year's parade drew 68 registered entries, although more may have come in later.

One especially elaborate float featured kids–angels–literally flying down the street
One especially elaborate float featured kids–angels–literally flying down the street

Main Street was packed for the annual Parade of Lights, as floats and marchers went by under calm skies and a almost full moon.

"I loved all the girl scouts, all their little dresses and stuff, they're just so cute", said Mikayla, a transplant resident from Hawaii.

The City of Lompoc puts on the parade which succeeds in getting people excited for the start of the holiday season.

After the parade, the public was invited to Centennial Park for the lighting of the Community Christmas Tree and have a chance to meet Santa Claus himself.

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