Christmas parades around the Valley

It’s Christmas time in the Shenandoah Valley and this weekend will feature quite a few celebrations and parades.

Christmas on Main in Front Royal gets started at noon today with the Merry Market and Christmas parade at 5 pm.

Strasburg’s Christmas parade down King Street will start at 4:30 pm today followed by a tree lighting ceremony.

Middletown’s Christmas parade will start at 2 pm tomorrow.

The Sports Marshall is Sherando High School and Shenandoah Univeristy alum Darrell Thompson, who is now a pitcher in the Milwaukee Brewers organization. 

The Grand Marshals include the James Wood Volleyball team that recently claimed their first state title.

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Middletown’s Christmas Parade and tree lighting is back

christmas parade canceled

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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