Area parade dates
The annual Caraway Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 1. The event is sponsored by the Caraway Lions Club.
Line-up will begin at 5 p.m. at City Hall and the parade will begin at 6 p.m.
It is open to everyone. For more information call Bernard Berry at (870) 219-3829.
Manila Christmas Parade, "A Patriotic Christmas" will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1. All veterans will be honored and are encouraged to be special guests. The oldest veterans will serve as grand marshal. In case of inclement weather, the alternate date will be Monday, Dec. 3. For more information persons may call Manila City Hall at 561-4437.
All qualifying floats will receive a cash gift. Participants are encouraged to call City Hall to register. Parade Chairman asked Manila residents to display the American Flag as part of their Christmas decorations.
Monette Christmas Parade will be held Monday, Dec. 3. Line up will be held starting at 5:30 p.m. at the American Legion Building. Judging will be held at 6:30 p.m. and the parade will begin at 7 p.m. For more information contact Kay Staggs at (870)664-0196.
Blytheville Christmas Parade, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, on main street in historic downtown Blythville. Businesses, school bands or organizations that would like to participate in the parade can register at www.greaterblytheville.com. Click on events-Christmas Parade. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded for commercial floats and non-profit floats.
Lake City Christmas Parade will be held Saturday, Dec. 8. Line up will be 4:45-5:45 at the ballpark. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. For more information contact Renee Chamness (870)761-1628. Everyone is welcome and there is no entry fee.