2018 Parade of Lights

12/01/2018

Get in the Holiday spirit and walk with Run Wild Missoula in the 16th Annual Parade of Lights on Saturday, December 1st!

 

Schedule for the Evening:

Meet us at the Run Wild Missoula office (304 N Higgins, basement of Runner's Edge) beginning at 4:15 PM for hot chocolate and holiday cookies.  We will leave RWM and head to the parade start at 5:00 PM. Or, you can meet us at the parade start; please arrive by 5:30 PM.

The Missoula Downtown Association will begin judging parade entries at 5:30 p.m.  Parade entries line up on a first come, first serve basis.  We would love to win "Best Civic/Nonprofit Entry"!  The parade begins in front of the Missoulian building at 6:00 PM, and proceeds across the Higgins Avenue bridge to the red XXXX's, on East Alder Street.


Participation is free - we want to make sure we have enough pre-parade refreshments and snacks

Be Bright, Festive, & Reflective - Consider Wearing:
Wear your winter running/walking gear - check the weather and layer accordingly! 

  • Reflective Gear or Running Light Gear,
  • Light Up Christmas Earrings, Antlers, Hats,
  • Headlamps,
  • Blinky Lights,
  • Reflective Vests,
  • Handheld Flashlights,
  • Reflective Pants,
  • Heel Spurs etc.

Parade Lineup:  Parade lineup positions are first come, first serve.  Please arrive by 5:00 pm and line up behind previous arrivals.

**Note** Organizations are not allowed to have a Santa on their float.  Absolutely no throwing candy during the parade, but handing candy out is great!

The Missoula Downtown Association has a full schedule of fun, family-friendly events for Saturday, December 1st.  To find out more about their schedule, Click Here.

Have questions?  Email Operations Coordinator, Ashley Cossairt



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