Looking for a little holiday family fun this weekend? Then look no further than Downtown 65!

65 Main Street will host their Lighted Christmas Parade, along with other fun-filled Christmas activities, this Saturday Dec 7 from 5 – 9 p.m. in Downtown 65 (Runner’s Park 742 15th Avenue 65 and Cleary Hall 1705 6th Street 65).

Festivities kick off with the Lighted Christmas Parade at 5 p.m. The parade will begin at 15th Avenue and 10th Street. It will continue down 15th Avenue to 6th Street.

Feel the holiday magic at the Christmas Tree Lighting, which will take place during the parade at the 9th Street Commons (9th Street and 15th Avenue). Enjoy hot coca and cookie warming stations at Runner’s Park (742 15th Avenue) and Dona Vitae (834 15th Avenue 65) throughout the festivities.

The fun continues at Cleary Hall (1705 6th Street 65) from 5 – 7:30 p.m., with a Chili Supper, photos with Santa, St. Nick’s Cookie Walk, Ugly Christmas Sweater contest, raffles, entertainment and so much more!

For more information, visit https://emmainstreet.com/lighted-christmas-parade-program.


Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.