Q99 & Q-Bear will be in downtown Vinton on Thursday, December 4th for the 2014 Vinton Parade that starts at 7:00 PM. Look for the Q99 Cafe' and Q-Bear as they roll through the parade route in downtown Vinton. The Vinton Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be at the Vinton Municipal Building on Pollard Street with many activities starting at 6PM. At 7:00 pm, the parade starts on Gus Nick Blvd., winds thru town and finishes on Washington Ave at the Vinton War Memorial. There are usually 6-8 marching bands with as many as 70-80 entries of civic groups, churches, businesses featuring about 30 floats. After the parade, children and their families can enjoy a Holiday Open House at the Vinton War Memorial with entertainment and refreshments, A visit with Santa and children’s craft activities. So come out and celebrate the Christmas season with us Thursday, December 4th in Vinton. For more information on Christmas Parades in our area CLICK HERE!