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The holiday’s season is here. That means trees will be decorated, lights will be hung and Santa is coming to a town near you. Around the Harrisonburg and Rockingham area there are many holiday events that will be happening soon. So mark your calendar because the team at Williams & Associates would love to see you there.


Friday December 1st is the Harrisonburg Christmas parade. Bring your gloves and some hot chocolate to Main St in Harrisonburg. The parade starts at 7:00 p.m. at the Rockingham County Office Building on Gay St and will end at City Hall. Following the parade there will be the annual Christmas Tree lighting in Court Square. Following the lighting ceremony the JMU Marching Royal Dukes will perform in front of the Court House.


Saturday December 2nd Dayton will be having their Annual Christmas Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting. The parade will start at 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Main Street and Thompson Street. The parade will bear a left at the Main St/ College Street Y. Then the parade will end at the College Street Pavilion where the Christmas Tree Lighting will immediately follow.


The town of Grottoes will be holding the 22nd annual Christmas Parade on Sunday, December 3rd. The parade will start at 5:30 p.m. and this year the parade will follow a NEW ROUTE by beginning at the intersection of 6th Street and Aspen Avenue near “Weaver’s Karate Center” and will head toward Town Hall. The parade will end at Town Hall for our first annual “Tree Lighting Ceremony”.


Bridgewater Food market is pleased to announce their fifth annual Christmas Parade. The Festivities will start at 10 a.m. December 9th. The parade will start at Maple Terrace, Bridgewater Retirement Home and will end at Perdue Parking Lot. After the parade there will be pictures with Santa at the Firehouse.


Elkton will have a Christmas Tree lighting starting at 6:30 p.m. on December 7th. The event will be held on the front lawn of the old Elkton Municipal Building. Santa will be visiting the event.

The Elkton Christmas parade will be on December 15th. The parade will start at 6 p.m. Parade will start on W Spotswood Trail at C & S Diner and head up N Stuart Ave.