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Town of Lockport gearing up for annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Festivities

Town of Lockport gearing up for annual Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting Festivities

Local business owner and community activist Kate Loupe will serve as Grand Marshal for the Town of Lockport’s 2014 Annual Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting Festivities.

Kate and her husband Kyle are owners of Kyle loupe Electric located in Lockport.

Kate has been extremely active in giving of her time and contributions to the advancement of the community working constantly with town officials, it’s Police Chief, and other civic volunteers to help organize the many community events held each year and especially for being directly responsible for the town’s first annual Easter Bunny Event at the Lockport Bayou Side Park this year.

The Christmas Tree Festivities have been occurring for many years in Lockport with its first annual Christmas Parade held in 1992 and every year since then.

The Grand Marshal of this popular event is chosen by past Grand Marshals who carefully take into consideration the person’s efforts and dedication to the advancement of the community.

Past Grand Marshals and community members are proud to have Loupe serving as this year’s Grand Marshal.
The Tree Lighting Festivities will be held at the Lockport Bayou Side Park on Friday, December 5th beginning at 6:30. Grand Marshal Kate and her family will light all the park’s decorations to officially begin the Christmas Season in our community as well as welcome the appearance of Santa Clause and Frosty.

Every child ages 12 and under will receive a gift from Santa.

Popcorn and hotdogs will be also served.

The Annual Christmas Parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 6th, traveling its annual route, except for one exception … it will end on Church Street at the Holy Savior Ball Park Field rather than the Bayou Side Park.

The parade will again consists of more than 30 throwing floats, marching bands and special appearances by Santa Clause, Mrs. Clause, Frosty, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Dora, Diego, and Hello Kitty.

Any family, individual, or business wishing to ride and participate in this year’s Christmas Parade can obtain an application at the Lockport Town Hall, 710 Church Street, Lockport, or by visiting www.lockportpolice.com or www.townoflockport.com.

If additional information, call 985-532-3117 or 985-532-9799.