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Marketing and Communications - November 29, 2017

The annual Jaycees’ holiday parade and Downtown Winston-Salem Partnership Christmas Tree Lighting festivities will be held Saturday, Dec. 2. Once again, city residents who can’t get to Corpening Plaza for the Christmas Tree Lighting will be able to watch live via the city’s Facebook page.

The holiday parade will begin at 5 p.m. on Fourth Street between Spring and Poplar streets, proceed east on Fourth, turn south on Liberty Street and end at Corpening Plaza. Delays, closures and detours should be expected in the area around Fourth and Broad streets starting at 2 p.m.  The parade route will be closed in coordination with the procession once the parade begins.

The Christmas Tree Lighting festivities will begin at the conclusion of the Jaycees’ holiday parade, which is expected to be around 6:30 p.m. The program will include entertainment by the Piedmont Chamber Singers, the St. John CME Church Dancers of Faith, Positive Image Performing Arts and an appearance by Santa! To watch the program on Facebook go to

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