The West Plains Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 9, 2017. This year’s Parade theme is “A Year to Give Thanks”. The Parade will begin at 4:00 p.m. at the corner of Porter Wagoner and Missouri Avenue, travel down Porter Wagoner past People’s Park, rounding the corner onto West Main, and then disbursing at the corner of West Main & Preacher Roe Blvd. at the 4 way stop.
Chamber officials have indicated that Parade entry forms will be available beginning November 1st at the Chamber office, 401 Jefferson Avenue. All those who wish to participate in the Parade must register in advance. A panel of judges from neighboring communities will evaluate entries on Originality, Workmanship and Relevance to the Parade Theme. First and Second Place prizes will be awarded in three categories: Commercial, Religious and Miscellaneous, plus an overall Grand Prize.