Thousands of sparkling lights to roll through Tucson | Community Spirit
TUCSON, AZ (KOLD) - Thousands of sparkling lights and holiday cheer will roll through the streets of Tucson Saturday in the 17th annual Parade of Lights.
Every year it draws thousands downtown to watch the brightly lit floats, marching bands with computerized light displays, antique cars and even Santa Claus.
Folks can get the best view of the parade from the Tucson Children's Museum and Armory Park.
It starts at 6:30 Saturday night on South 6th Avenue and East 17th Street, proceeds north on South Stone Avenue, east on East Ochoa Street, through South Scott Avenue to East 12th Street to South 6th Avenue to end at Armory Park.
There will be plenty of family events before and after the parade including entertainment for the kids at the Children's Museum and a ride on the Polar Express at the Southern Arizona Transportation Museum.
Area businesses and organizations put a lot of hard work into the decorations and could take home a title and cash prize.
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