Christmas parades are set to roll through two Green Country communities this weekend and to scatter with them Christmas cheer.
The first parade is set to hit the Bixby downtown at around 6 p.m. Friday beginning at the corner of S. D Avenue and E. Fifth Street.
Put on by the Rotary Club of Bixby and themed “A Vintage Christmas,” the Bixby Christmas Parade will feature floats, cars and pick-up trucks, antique vehicles, horses, motorcycles and even boats.
Also to be featured in the parade are 2NEWS Reporter Breanne Palmerini and 2NEWS Meteorologist Taft Price.
The second parade, the Bartlesville Christmas Parade, is set to make its way through the downtown beginning at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.
The entourage will include the Bartlesville, Dewey and Caney Valley High School bands plus numerous corporate and non-profit floats. Some floats will be be passing out candy.
2NEWS Meteorologist George Flickinger will be featured as well, and of course Santa – riding on the last float of the parade.
The parade will begin from the Phillips 66 parking lot downtown, head east on Frank Phillips Boulevard, then turn south on Osage Avenue, west onto Sixth Street, south onto Armstrong Avenue and then west on Adams Boulevard for a block to end at the Phillips 66 parking lot.
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