Christmas parade

The route of the downtown Greenville Christmas Parade of Lights.

Herald-Banner staff report

Santa Claus will be coming to town as the city of Greenville Christmas Parade of Lights and related festivities are scheduled on the evening of Dec. 6 in downtown Greenville.

The Greenville Parks and Recreation Department will begin the free “Christmas Parade Watch Party” activities at 5 p.m. in front of the Greenville Municipal Building, 2821 Washington St. Santa will be on hand to take photos with the kids and there will also be bounce houses and a petting zoo.

The parade begins at Market Square and proceeds west on Lee Street, then turns left on Johnson Street, then right on Washington where it will pass by the Municipal Building, continues west on Washington to Wright Street, where it turns right and proceeds back to Lee Street, where it turns back east to Stonewall Street and then left to Jordan Street.

All entries are to have holiday lighting and must be pre-registered, with online registration and additional information available at

Those seeking additional information on the Watch Party can call the Parks and Recreation Department at 903-457-2994. Those seeking information on the parade itself can contact the Main Street Office at 903-457-3138.

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