Bands marching playing Christmas tunes. Banners sharing holiday greetings. Floats glistening with lights and tinsel. Such will be the sight in numerous downtown streets in communities around Tulsa this Saturday.
Beginning at 10 a.m. in Broken Arrow is the Civitan Annual Christmas Parade set to begin its course down Main Street at the College intersection.
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Featured in the parade will be 2NEWS' own news anchors – Russ McCaskey and Karen Larsen.
2NEWS Chief Meteorologist Dan Threlkeld will partake in the Glenpool Christmas Parade to begin at 2 p.m. on Fern Street.
The Downtown Muskogee Christmas Parade – themed this year "Christmas Past: Celebrating 140 Years in Muskogee" – will kick off at 2 p.m. and will feature an appearance by Father Christmas.
The parade will begin at the Muskogee Civic Center and continue along Okmulgee Avenue and Broadway.
Featured in the parade will be long-time resident and former county commissioner Henry Peak as the grand marshal. 2NEWS reporter and anchor Breanne Palmerini and Meteorologist Taft Price will also take part in the parade.
The Okmulgee Festival of Lights Parade, themed this year "Winter Wonderland," will begin its trek through the downtown at 6 p.m. with the intersection of 6th Street and Alabama as its starting point.
2NEWS Meteorologist George Flickinger will appear in the entourage.
Tahlequah's Christmas Parade of Lights is expected to draw 10,000 spectators to Tahlequah's downtown where it will begin at 6 p.m. on Crafton Street.
This what is described as a traditional evening parade with lighted floats, music, antique cars and an appearance by Santa and company will feature Channel 2 Problem Solver Michelle Lowry.