Cortana Kiwanis Christmas Parade

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Cortana Kiwanis Christmas Parade

DECEMBER 12th
The 64th Annual Cortana Kiwanis Downtown Christmas Parade will roll through Downtown Baton Rouge Saturday, December 12th at 5:30 p.m.

MARKING 65 YEARS OF BEING THE OFFICIAL START OF THE CAPITAL REGION CHRISTMAS SEASON, THE CORTANA KIWANIS CLUB IS EXCITED TO PRESENT BATON ROUGE’S DOWNTOWN CHRISTMAS PARADE ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12TH 2015. THIS YEAR IS SET TO BE THE LARGEST PARADE TO DATE. ORGANIZERS EXPECT OVER 75,000 PEOPLE TO ATTEND THE PARADE. ALL MONIES RAISED BY THE PARADE FUND THE LOCAL CORTANA KIWANIS CHILDREN’S PROJECTS. GRAND MARSHALLS FOR THIS YEAR’S PARADE ARE FORMER LSU FOOTBALL TIGERS FROM THE 2007 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM, EARLY DOUCET AND RICHARD DICKSON. CHILDREN’S GRAND MARSHALLS INCLUDE THE SNOW QUEEN AND OUR LADY OF THE LAKE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL PATIENT AND LOUISIANA CHAMPION FOR CHILDREN’S MIRACLE NETWORK HOSPITALS, DAYTON SUIRE. THE ‘BATTLE OF THE MARCHING BAND’ CONTEST WILL ALSO BE EXPANDED THIS YEAR WITH OVER 10 AREA HIGH SCHOOLS AND TWO MIDDLE SCHOOLS PERFORMING AT 4 PM ON RIVER ROAD IN FRONT OF THE RIVER CENTER, WITH PRIZE MONEY AVAILABLE TO THE BEST SCHOOL ENTRIES. PARADE ROUTE – THE PARADE ROLLS FROM THE RIVER CENTER AT 5:30 PM ON RIVER ROAD, TURNS UP CONVENTION, LEFT ONTO 4TH, RIGHT ON LAUREL, LEFT ON 6TH AND LEFT ON NORTH, PASSING THE CAPITOL AT THE END. THE LAST FLOAT OF THE PARADE, THE COCA COLA FLOAT BRINGS SANTA CLAUS.

VIP TICKETS ARE ON SALE TODAY AT THE PARADE WEBSITE FOR $25. TICKETS INCLUDE PRIVATE RAISED SEATING IN A PRIME PARADE LOCATION AND INCLUDE HOT FOOD AND DRINK SERVICE.

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