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REWATCH | City of Temple's 75th Annual Christmas Parade

Below, you'll find information about the parade, including a schedule of events, parking and street closures.

TEMPLE, Texas — In case you missed the City of Temple's 75th Annual Christmas Parade, you can rewatch the video in the video player above.

It started at 6:30 p.m., just 15 minutes after Temple's Mayor Tim Davis lit the big Christmas tree that now sits outside of the city's municipal building.

Various floats of different organizations took part in the parade. Santa also makes an appearance, but at the end.

ORIGINAL STORY:

This year marks the City of Temple's 75th Annual Christmas Parade!

You can catch the magic on Dec. 6 in Downtown Temple. It starts at 6:30 p.m. and officials expect it to last around one and a half hours.

Below, you'll find information about the parade, including a schedule of events, parking and street closures.

SCHEDULE

  • 6:15 p.m. -- Mayor Tim Davis will light the municipal building's holiday decorations, as well as the city's Christmas tree, which is located in the parking lot of City Hall.
  • 6:15 p.m. -- The parade begins
  • 7:20 p.m. -- Santa begins his trip down the parade route

PARADE ROUTE

The parade begins at 6:30 p.m. Santa begins his trip down the parade at 7:20 p.m.

  • Starts at the intersection of East Adams Avenue and North 8th Street
  • Proceeds west along Adams Avenue all the way to North 23rd Street
  • Turns north and disbands at Temple High School

Officials encourage folks to line the route with lawn chairs to spectate.

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PARKING

  • There are several public parking spots along Adams Avenue
  • Municipal parking at City Hall for parking and handicap parking

STREET CLOSURES

  • 4 p.m. -- Sixth and Eighth Streets will be closed
  • 5:45 p.m. -- Adams Avenue will be closed to traffic