Downtown Meridian will glow with Christmas spirit this Friday December 6th, 2013 as the City of Meridian hosts the 1st Annual Winter Lights Parade. The parade, emceed by Mayor Tammy de Weerd, will begin at 6:30 pm at the corner of Main and Franklin and will head northbound down Main Street until just before Fairview Avenue. Parade entries will light up the night in a fantastic display your family will love. The evening will culminate with the lighting of Meridian's Christmas Tree in Generations Plaza on the corner of Main and Idaho.
The following day (Saturday 12/7), the community is invited to the Children’s Winterland Festival at City Hall (33 E. Broadway Ave) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participation is free with a food donation of any size for the Meridian Food Bank. Kids can enjoy a variety of Christmas themed games and activities including pictures with Santa, cookie decorating, toy building, ornament making, Christmas card making, letters to Santa, free hot chocolate and coffee and much more! So bring the kids out and make some holiday memories this weekend! Merry Christmas Treasure Valley!