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Logistics, instructions for ‘Tis the Season Spectacular parade

The following are logistics and instructions from parade organizers about Wednesday’s ‘Tis the Season Spectacular parade. Streets are scheduled to close around 4 p.m. in the downtown area for the parade. People should come at the time slots they signed up for at tistheseasonspectacular.com.

  • Participants (people who signed up for a time slot) turn left on Lafayette Street coming from the North Rowan area or use North Lee Street to arrive at the check-in area.
  • Check-in is in the parking lot adjacent to Franklin Street on North Lee Street. It will be well-marked.
  • Participants are asked to bring their email confirmation for the time slot reserved. Once the reservation is confirmed, they will proceed to the parade queue.
  • Participants should arrive 20-30 minutes before their scheduled time slots to complete the registration process.
  • Representatives from Toys for Tots will be in the registration area for participants who would like to donate a toy to this organization.
  • Parade marshals and law enforcement will direct vehicles to the starting line.
  • Every 30 minutes, vehicles will follow a pace car. Drivers should adhere to a 10 mph speed limit
  • Participants may not stop their cars along the route.
  • Participants many listen to a live broadcast of the event on either 1280 AM or 103.3 FM

Thank you for helping make this year’s parade: “Tis the Season Spectacular: Take a Home Town Ride With Us” a success.

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