City of Jackson Christmas parade set for December 12

Jackson Christmas Parade 2014

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The City of Jackson’s Christmas Parade is set for Saturday, Dec. 12.

The parade will start at 1 p.m.

The Salvation Army is also sponsoring the event.  Jackson native, Dathan Thigpen will be this year’s grand marshal. He was the winner of this year’s “Sunday Best All Starts.”


Here’s a list of other city-sponsored activities:

  • Dec. 4 — Light the Night, 6 p.m. in Smith Park.
  • Dec. 5 — Kids Carnival on Congress Street from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Dec. 10 — Tree Lighting Ceremony, 6:30 p.m. on City Hall.
  • On Dec. 12 — “Movies in the Park,” 5 p.m. in Smith Park.
  • On Dec. 19 — “Caroling in the Park, 5 p.m. Smith Park.

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