It can be almost impossible spending the holidays away from family. It’s hard to fit a huge Christmas tree in a tiny rooms and dead week isn’t all that merry. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to celebrate the holidays.
This Friday, the annual Downtown Holiday Parade will be held on State Street. The parade starts just after dark at 6:30 pm. It’s one of the largest events held on State Street and it gets crowded quickly so make sure to get there early. Make a night of it and get dinner and go shopping downtown with your friends.
Besides the actual parade, there will be pictures with Santa Claus, street vendors selling hot chocolate and Santa hats to get everyone in the holiday mood. This year is the 60th Anniversary of the parade and the theme will be “A Diamond Holiday.”
Come join over 50,000 spectators and take in the Holiday Parade this Friday night. Marching bands and holiday music will accompany the fantastic floats. Local celebrities have been spotted in the crowd before so you might even get a celeb sighting! The event will surely put you in the holiday mood and offer you a little break from a hectic study schedules.