The Twin Falls Festival of Lights Parade will begin at 5:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6. To ensure the safety of parade participants and spectators, there will be temporary road closures in Downtown Twin Falls.
The Festival of Lights parade route will begin at Main Avenue and Fairfield Street, and will end at the Twin Falls Commons at Main Avenue and Hansen Street for the Christmas tree lighting at approximately 6:45 p.m.
Main Avenue will be closed to parking and vehicle traffic from 5 to 9 p.m. The following cross-streets will also be closed to vehicle traffic: Dierkes Street, Hansen Street, Shoshone Street, Gooding Street, Fairfield Street.
Santa will join in lighting the Christmas tree in the Commons, and live music will be provided by the College of Southern Idaho Madrigals. AWOL Adventure Sports will also host a free skate night on the rink below the Christmas tree, and Music Monkey will provide music for the Commons and rink until 9 p.m.
Parade participants have been asked to not throw candy or other items to children and spectators from parade floats. And parade spectators are reminded to not run through or into the parade route, especially young children who may try to get candy. Public restrooms are available at the stage building in the Downtown Commons.