Corning Christmas in the Park set to start

Corning Christmas in the Park set to start

CORNING, Ark. (KAIT) - An event that has been around in Clay County for nearly a quarter-century will go on Saturday.

According to a post on the Corning Christmas in the Park Facebook page, planning and preparations have gone on this week for the event with COVID-19 in mind.

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The event, which includes the lighting of displays, is held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving each year at Wynn Park in Corning. The lights are turned on at 5 p.m. each evening, officials said.

However, officials said there would be no opening ceremony this year with other protections for COVID-19.

It seems there has been some confusion and last years post has been shared. There will NOT be an opening ceremony this...

Posted by Corning, AR Christmas in the Park on Sunday, November 15, 2020

Officials also said on Facebook that there will be no in-person audience for the lighting, as well as no entertainment this year.

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