Christmas parade event in Dowagiac
DOWAGIAC, Mich. -- The Dowagiac Candle-light Christmas Parade will begin its holiday procession at 7 p.m. on Friday.
Festivities will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a performance from three local choirs in front of City Hall, the corner of Front and Commercial Street, and the corner of Front and Beeson Street.
The parade’s procession will follow a route along these streets with background music directed by Lincoln Clark, director of the Performing Arts Center at Dowagiac Middle School.
Officials announced that Front Street will be closed to through traffic and on-site parking beginning at 4 p.m. on Friday in order to maintain a safe environment for the public and the parade participants.