The annual Huntington Fire Prevention Parade will take place in downtown Huntington at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9. Do you plan on going or want to participate? Here’s everything you need to know:
PARKING: “No parking between the hours of 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.” will be posted on 4th Avenue between 7th Street and Hal Greer Boulevard.
ROAD CLOSURES: 4th Avenue between 7th Street and Hal Greer Boulevard will be closed from 5 to no later than 10 p.m.
PARADE LINEUP: Parade participants will be asked to line up beginning at 5:45 p.m. between 12th Street and Hal Greer Boulevard.
PARADE ROUTE: The parade will begin at 7 p.m. at 12th Street and 4th Avenue and proceed west on 4th Avenue to 8th Street.
THEME: The theme of this year’s parade is “Cooking safety starts with YOU. Pay attention to fire prevention.”
RULES: In the interest of safety, parade participants will be prohibited from throwing candy. However, a representative for each parade participant will be allowed to walk along the sides of the street and hand out candy to children.
HOW TO BECOME A PARTICIPANT: Parade registration forms are available at www.cityofhuntington.com/document-center/fire-department. Completed forms can be emailed to email@example.com or dropped off at HFD Centennial Station 1, located at 839 7th Ave., during regular business hours. For more information, contact Carolyn Wright at 304-696-5950.
**Press release from City of Huntington, September 5, 2023. From the office of Bryan Chambers, Communications Director, firstname.lastname@example.org