Due to lack of participation, for the first time in 72 years, the Orange Kiwanis Club is postponing the Christmas Parade until 2021.
“We wanted to be able to host this long-standing tradition to provide a distraction and a bit of Christmas Spirit for our community. However, we have had very few applications submitted, several of our regular groups, such as school bands, will not be able to participate because of contests, and of course, COVID-19 cases on the rise is quite concerning for us all,” said Shane Johns, Club President.
The Clubs’ plan is to keep the “Texas Christmas” theme for 2021, so organizations will have plenty of time to plan a creative entry for next year. Those who have already paid the registration fee will be contacted concerning a refund.