The City of Casa Grande Community Services Department is looking forward to the 25th annual Electric Light Parade and Winter Wonderland, sponsored by APS. The Electric Light Parade is the most popular event of the year and is scheduled for Saturday, December 7. Festivities for the day begin at 2:00 pm in Downtown Casa Grande with an ice skating rink, pictures with Santa, kids craft area, live music, and game booths, all of which are free to the public. Food will be available for purchase at the event and during the parade.
The Electric Light Parade will start at 5:45 pm at the intersection of Florence Blvd. and Colorado St. and will continue on to Florence St. and conclude at 2nd St. The annual tree Lighting Ceremony will be held at 6:00 pm in front of City Hall. The public is encouraged to vote online at elpvote.com for their favorite float, the winner will receive the People’s Choice Award and be recognized at an upcoming City Council meeting.
To accommodate the parade staging and route, the following street closures will be in place:
· Florence St. between Florence Blvd. and 2nd St. (9:00 AM – 10:00 PM)
· Florence Blvd between Colorado and Peart (2:30 PM – 10:00 PM)
· Pottebaum Ave. between 9th & Florence Blvd. (2:30 PM – 10:00 PM)
· Colorado St. between 9th & Florence Blvd. (2:30 PM – 10:00 PM)
· Florence Blvd, Peart Rd. to Florence St. (Parade Route) (4:00 PM – 10:00 PM)
For the latest updates on the Electric Light Parade, or the Community Services Department’s other family friendly events, follow them on Facebook and Instagram. For more information, please call (520) 421-8677