Time: Dec 17, 2016, 01:00 PM
Location: Donaldsonville, Louisiana
The annual Christmas parade will be Saturday, December 17 beginning at 1 p.m.
The route begins at the fairgrounds, continues down Marchand Drive, Railroad Avenue, and concludes at Louisiana Square.
Organizer Murray Walker said the westbank schools will be heavily involved in this year's parade.
He said Donaldsonville High, Lowery Middle, and Donaldsonville Primary will all be well-represented.
This year's Grand Marshal will be Ed Price, who is currently serving District 58 in the Louisiana House of Representatives. His area encompasses Ascension, Iberville and St. James parishes.
Co-Grand Marshal will be Darrell Marquette, who is retiring after 30 years of service as a teacher and coach.
Mayor Leroy Sullivan said City Hall will be closed Friday, December 23 and Monday, December 26 in observance of Christmas.