Enjoy the Hometown Holiday’s Sleigh Bells & Sparkle Parade Dec. 1

Join Maple Grove Community Organization, Arbor Lakes Business Association and other Maple Grove businesses as they bring the holiday season off to a grand start with the Hometown Holiday on Main Street and Sleigh Bells & Sparkle Parade Saturday, Dec. 1.

The Sleigh Bells and Sparkle Parade will feature fun holiday decorations last these ones last year. This year’s parade is Saturday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. along Main Street near the Maple Grove Government Center. (Photos courtesy of the Maple Grove Community Organization)

The Sleigh Bells and Sparkle Parade will feature fun holiday decorations last these ones last year. This year’s parade is Saturday, Dec. 1, at 5 p.m. along Main Street near the Maple Grove Government Center. (Photos courtesy of the Maple Grove Community Organization)

The holiday fun begins at 2 p.m. at the Arbor Lakes Business Association’s annual Hometown Holiday on Main Street with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, music on the Plaza at the north end of Main Street, treats, contests, carriage rides and surprises.

Stick around as Santa joins the ranks in the third annual Sleigh Bells & Sparkle Parade. Come line up to watch the parade units as their lights sparkle and twinkle in the evening sky beginning at 5 p.m., viewing area is on Main Street from the corner of Schuler Shoes continuing around the corner on Arbor Lakes Parkway to the Government Center parking lot entrance. Culminating the procession will be the sound of Jolly Ole Saint Nick sleigh bells, as he magically brings sparkle & lights to the community holiday tree, signifying the start of a “Wonderful Holiday Season” in Maple Grove.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand to light the community holiday tree after the Sleigh Bells and Sparkle Parade on Dec. 1.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be on hand to light the community holiday tree after the Sleigh Bells and Sparkle Parade on Dec. 1.

For participation information and an application for the parade visit the website at www.maplegrovedays.org, deadline to register is Nov. 15. Participation selection is based on the description of parade units, of course lights are mandatory. Space is limited so sign up early.

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