PARKERSBURG, VIENNA, W.Va.-(WTAP) Hundreds of people from the community came out Saturday for the annual Christmas parades.
Many parade goers have been going for many years and just enjoy the community tradition and children were just excited for the floats to throw candy.
The next Christmas parade will be at 5:30 p.m. on December 14th in St. Marys.
Another Saturday of Christmas parades is on the way-this time in Vienna and Parkersburg.
The Vienna Christmas parade begins at 11 AM on Grand Central Avenue. It will begin at the intersection at 46th street, winding its way to 23rd street, near Neale Elementary School.
Police will be on hand to direct traffic around the parade route.
"Northbound traffic, going toward Williamstown, won't be affected at all," says Vienna Police Chief Mike Pifer. "We ask people, if they can avoid the area, to go around. Many people travel the side streets to get around the parade."
And just a couple of hours later, at 2:00 Saturday afternoon, the city of Parkersburg holds its annual downtown Christmas parade.
It will make its way down Market Street, starting at 19th street and winding up near the Wood County Courthouse.
WTAP personalities will be taking part in both parades, so keep an eye out for us!