Street Closures Planned for 2023 Christmas Parade

Published 10:23 am Wednesday, November 29, 2023

The City of LaGrange is set to host the 47th annual Christmas parade in Downtown LaGrange on Thursday, Nov. 30.

The parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. but several streets will be closed for the parade starting at around 5:45 p.m.

Parallel parking spots and several diagonal parking spots on the 100 blocks of Bull Street & Main Street will also be blocked off throughout the day on Thursday. Parking spots in the 100 block of Church Street and 100 block of West Haralson Street will also have parking sports blocked off.

The 2023 LaGrange Christmas Parade is hosted by the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce and presented by Community Bank & Trust.

This year’s theme is “Light Up LaGrange” and the Grand Marshal is New Ventures CEO & President Mike Wilson, along with 12 Plus students Austin Cheng, Serenity McCullough, Matthew Whatley, Richard Wheatley, Alecia Workman, and Halle Daniel, New Ventures Teacher Joe DeGennaro, and Para-professional Kathryn Casey.

The students, teachers and Wilson earned the honor for their work meticulously restringing and restoring the Christmas lights that line Lafayette Pkwy each year for the holidays.

The event will kick off with the annual Christmas tree lighting downtown at 5:30 p.m. The parade is expected to begin at 6:00 p.m.

The City of LaGrange will broadcast the festivities live on its   Facebook page at facebook.com/lagrangegagov.