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December 4, 2012

Christmas on Park Street approaches

GREENVILLE — A local holiday tradition continues, starting Saturday, in one of Greenville’s most brightly lit and historic neighborhoods .

“Christmas on Park Street” includes the annual horse drawn Wagon Rides and Lantern Parade. The rides are scheduled Saturday and December 14-15 and offer a leisurely tour of one of the city’s most elaborately lighted areas.

The rides start from the parking lot of Park Street Baptist Church. Tickets are $8 per person and a lap child can ride free.

The annual Park Street Lantern Parade is scheduled to begin at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, although participants are asked to arrive at 5 p.m. to line up, also at Park Street Baptist Church.

Those wanting to participate in the free event are encouraged, but are not required to, wear Victorian costumes during the event.

There is a full slate of holiday events in Greenville this week.

The 22nd Annual City of Greenville Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony is scheduled with activities starting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, and the countdown at 6:30 p.m. outside of the Police and Courts building at 3000 Lee Street.

The City of Greenville downtown Christmas parade, with theme of “A Storybook Christmas: starts at 7 p.m. Friday with pre-parade holiday music on the north steps of the Hunt County Courthouse starting at 6 p.m. Friday.

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