Christmas parade this week in Commerce

Scott Harvey

Commerce – The annual Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade takes place this week. Trophies will be awarded in several categories, including best theme, best float and best vehicle. Entry forms may be picked up at the Chamber office downtown. Events prior to the parade include the downtown Christmas tree lighting as well as performances by the Commerce High School jazz band. Thursday evening's festivities get underway around 5 p.m with the parade at 7 p.m.

Click the MP3 icon to listen as Chamber manager Barbara Kersey welcomes other residents and university organizations to participate in the parade.