Parade set to begin at 6
The Downtown Warren Christmas Walk and Parade is tonight.
The weather should be mild for the event, with temperatures in the low 30s and a slight chance of precipitation in the forecast.
The parade starts at 6 p.m. and will follow the usual route – Pennsylvania Avenue from Market Street to Hickory Street.
The parade lineup includes:
Chief Cornplanter Council BSA; Girl Scouts; Warren County Christian School; Young Democrats of Warren; Jefferson DeFrees Center – Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library float; Warren County Fair Queens; Faded Floral; Extreme Athletix; Lilly Broadcasting; Warren Area Cacophonic Kazoo Organization (WACKO); Dragon Cheerleaders; Casella Waste; Warren Area High School band; Jeep Wranglers of Warren; Glade Volunteer Fire Department; Warren County Chamber of Business and Industry; Midtown Motors; and Santa Claus (Allegheny Memorials and Young’s Countryside Structure).
Santa Claus will go from the parade to his location on Liberty Street.
Joining the festivities – which include Marty Loomis’ Bubblegum Machine at Jefferson DeFrees Family Center starting at 7 p.m.; an Innovault open house starting at 4 p.m. and letters to Santa (with paper, pens, and envelopes), both at the PNC Bank Building; the Kokomo Time Band from 5 to 8 p.m. at Bent Run Brewing, with Donuts to Go; and a living window display at Virg-Ann Flower and Gift Shop – will be the Music Conservatory of Warren, with multiple live performances by local musicians.
Students and teachers alike will perform a variety of Christmas favorites starting at 5 p.m. at 220 Pennsylvania Ave. West. Spectators will be able to hear the performances from the sidewalk and see through the windows, but not go into the conservatory. The Warren County Youth Orchestra will perform immediately following the parade – about 7:30 p.m.