Tourism Bureau preps for Christmas parade


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The Gallia Christmas Parade is slated for Dec. 1.

The Gallia Christmas Parade is slated for Dec. 1.


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GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau has begun taking registrations for the annual Gallipolis Christmas Parade which will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m. The theme this year is “Christmas Around The World.”

In honor of the late Bob Gordon’s contributions to the community, his family has been asked to serve as this year’s Parade Marshal.

Registration forms can be picked up at the Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau, 441 Second Avenue, Gallipolis, Monday-Friday between the hours of 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. or registration can be done online at www.visitgallia.com. To request a form, call 740-446-6882 or email info@visitgallia.com. Due to time constraints, the deadline to submit a registration form is Thursday, Nov. 15. Entries will not be accepted after this date. There is no cost to participate.

“We hope that everyone enjoys this year’s parade and would like to thank the Kiwanis Club for their time and dedication in lining up participants on the day of the parade. Be sure to check out our website for a list of events and activities scheduled throughout the holiday season in Gallipolis and Gallia County for locals and guests alike to enjoy,” said Amanda Crouse, executive director of the Gallia County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Also, its been announced the 2018 Gallipolis City Park Lighting Ceremony is on Wednesday, Nov. 21. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. and the actual lighting will be at 7 p.m.

For a complete list of things to do and see, visit www.VisitGallia.com or contact the GCCVB at 740-446-6882.

The Gallia Christmas Parade is slated for Dec. 1.
https://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/10/web1_Parade.jpgThe Gallia Christmas Parade is slated for Dec. 1. File photo

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