The Holidays are here, and the City of Weslaco and Weslaco Chamber of Commerce invite you to celebrate with them. The 2023 Weslaco Lighted Christmas Parade will be held on Saturday, December 9th at 6 p.m., the event will be kicked off with the annual Santa Dash 5k Fun Run at 5 p.m.
This year’s parade theme is Your Favorite Christmas Movies. Join in on the holiday cheer with an evening of music, lights, and community spirit. The parade and 5k fun run will take place down Texas Blvd. in Weslaco. There will be plenty of seating down the parade route, so bring your lawn chairs. Additionally, organizers would like to inform the community that road closures will take place for staging down Panther Dr., Border Ave., and Pike Blvd. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. and start on the corner of Pike Blvd. and Texas Blvd.
If you are interested in being a volunteer, contact the chamber or visit www.weslaco.com/parade and click on the online volunteer registration link.
You don’t want to miss it, school performances, businesses and over 200 Santas running down Texas Blvd. in the Santa Dash. See you there.
Other events include a Holiday Lights Competition that is being held through December 15 and Alfresco Weslaco that will be held on December 21 at 6 p.m.
For more information contact the Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce at (956) 968-2102 or visit www.weslaco.com.