Newport Christmas parade postponed

Newport Christmas parade postponed
(Source: Pablo)

NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) - Winter weather this past weekend forced the cancellation of several events across Northeast Arkansas.

Now, it’s the threat of storms that has one town rethinking their holiday parade.

Citing a rainy forecast, the Newport Area Chamber of Commerce announced Monday that the annual Christmas parade slated for Thursday, Dec. 13, has been postponed until Sunday, Dec. 16, at 3 p.m.

Entries will begin lining up at 2 p.m. in the Riceland parking lot.

The parade route, according to the Chamber, will be the same as in years past along Malcolm Avenue from Highway 69 to the Village Mall parking lot.

For more information, call 870-523-3618.

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