Front Royal’s Christmas Fest and Parade

Front Royal’s Christmas Fest and 72nd Annual Parade gets started at noon today at the Gazebo.

The parade will follow shortly, kicking off at 4 pm.

Start off your day at the pancake breakfast at WCHS then head on downtown.

Live Christmas music at the Gazebo will play from noon to 1:30 pm.

Other events starting at noon include: Habitat for Humanities silent auction at the Virginia Beer Museum, the Winter Bazaar at Love Revival Ministry, and the winter festival at Able Forces.

Royal Cinemas will have a free classic Christmas movie showing at 1 pm before you head over to the parade.

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Middletown’s Christmas Parade and tree lighting is back

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A press release from Middletown announced the return of the annual Christmas Parade and tree lighting ceremony.

The tree lighting will be held Nov. 26 at 4:45 p.m. on Reliance Road complete with a bonfire and a special performance of Glory Bea: A Shenandoah Christmas.

According to the town’s social media post free food and presents for the kids will also be available on Nov. 26.

The Christmas Parade will step off at 2 p.m. Dec. 5 with applications to be a part of the parade here or call (540) 869-2226 for more information.

The town reminds you that there is only one true Santa in this parade and he will end the parade with no imitation Santa’s allowed according to the press release.

The one and only Santa will also meet the kids at the Wayside Inn with cookies and hot chocolate after the parade.

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