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Parade of Lights is Nov. 15 in Morris

MORRIS, Minn. -- The annual Grand Parade of Lights is Thursday, Nov. 15 in downtown Morris, beginning at 6 p.m.

Floats will line up on East 10th Street, and participants are asked to check in at the parking lot by the Morris Co-op at 5:30 p.m. A unit number will be issued at that time. Floats should be in place by 5:45 p.m. to avoid last minute traffic congestion.

The UMM Concert Choir will be singing songs of the season in City Center Mall at 5:15 p.m. Santa will make his first appearance of the season during the parade.

The parade route will run north to south on Atlantic Avenue again this year and conclude at Pedersen Funeral Home.

Prizes will be awarded as follows: $50.00 Chamber Cash for the unit with the best light presentation and $50.00 Chamber Cash for the best overall unit.

Anyone wishing to have a float in the parade can register with the Morris Area Chamber of Commerce by calling 320-589-1242.