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Join us in Oak Ridge for the last Christmas parade of the year! This annual favorite features many of our favorite local businesses, law enforcement officers and even an appearance by Santa! Get to the parade route early to stake out a good spot. Those participating in the parade will line up in the parking lot of Corporate Center, on the corner of Lafayette and Laboratory Road, beginning at 4 p.m. (Detailed information will be e-mailed to all who have registered an entry.) Parade starts at 6:00pm.
Route: The parade will begin at Corporate Center, on the corner of Lafayette and Laboratory Road. From there, the parade will travel down Lafayette to the Oak Ridge Turnpike. It will continue west on the Turnpike to Oak Ridge High School. The judge’s stand will be located in front of the Chamber. Traffic patterns will be affected for the duration of this event.
All Roane County Parade Dates and Times:
Kingston - December 2nd at 7pm
Harriman - December 5th at 7pm
Oliver Springs - December 7th at 6pm
Rockwood - December 9th at 7pm
Oak Ridge - December 14th at 6pm