2023 Franklinton Christmas Parade: Route and Rules

Published 2:50 pm Saturday, December 2, 2023

FRANKLINTON, La. — The 2023 Franklinton Christmas Parade is set to brighten the streets of Franklinton with festive cheer on Dec. 2, promising a delightful experience for families and individuals. The parade, a highlight of the holiday season in Washington Parish, will follow a carefully planned route to ensure maximum visibility and accessibility.

Starting at the Farmers Market, the parade will go down Washington Street, turn right onto Main Street, and conclude at Midway in the Fairgrounds. This path has been selected to allow as many spectators as possible to join the festivities.

Participants and onlookers should prepare for the event to start at 6:00 P.M., with streets along the route closing at 5:00 P.M. to facilitate a smooth and safe parade.

Adhering to stringent safety standards, the 2023 Franklinton Christmas Parade will follow all local and state laws without special exemptions. Attendees are reminded to observe common safety rules throughout the event.

In keeping with the family-friendly nature of the parade, alcohol is prohibited. The Town of Franklinton enforces Open Container Laws (LRS 32:300(B)(3)(a)) to ensure an inclusive and secure environment for all.

More than just a parade, this event symbolizes unity and joy within the Franklinton and Washington Parish communities. It’s an opportunity to come together, celebrate the holiday season, and make lasting memories.

So, dress warmly and prepare for an evening of dazzling lights, festive floats, and shared joy at the 2023 Franklinton Christmas Parade. It is sure to be a night to remember for everyone.

About Timothy Holdiness

Timothy Holdiness is a native of Louisiana and has been published in several state, national and international publications. He has earned two undergraduate degrees in Biology, most recently from Northwestern State University in 2022. Notably, Holdiness was the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist United States Champion in PowerPoint 2010.

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