Sunday holiday parade in Merrimack to finish with tree lighting


By KIMBERLY HOUGHTON
Union Leader Correspondent |
November 29. 2012 8:48PM






MERRIMACK - The town's annual holiday parade and tree lighting ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Hosted by the Merrimack Chamber of Commerce and the Parks and Recreation Department, the parade will kick off at The Commons shopping plaza and travel south along the Daniel Webster Highway before ending at Abbie Griffin Park. Residents are encouraged to gather at the park afterward for the tree lighting ceremony, festive caroling and a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.

The theme for this year's parade is "Holiday Season - A Time for Paws and Reflection." A canned food drive will coincide with the event at the town hall parking lot. The rain date is Dec. 9.

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