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Multiple roads will close in downtown Greensboro for annual parade

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — Multiple roads in downtown Greensboro will be affected by the annual Holiday parade on Saturday.

Street closures for the parade will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 and will stay in place until 3 p.m.

Closed areas include the northbound lanes of Murrow Boulevard from Lindsay Street to Fisher Avenue, Fisher Avenue to Greene Street, Greene Street to Lindsay Street, and Lindsay Street from Greene Street to Battleground Avenue.

During the staging of participants in the formation area, Elm Street and Smith Street will remain open to traffic.

At approximately 11 a.m., streets along the parade route and perimeter will be closed.

The parade processional will start on Greene Street at Lindsay Street. It will proceed south on Greene Street, turn left on Market Street to Church Street, turn left on Church Street to Lindsay Street.

The official end of the parade is in front of the Children’s Museum on Church Street at Lindsay Street.

Bands will turn left on Lindsay Street and proceed to their buses parked on Battleground Avenue near the parade start location.

Parking is prohibited on portions of Greene Street, Market Street and Church Street.

These areas will be indicated by No Parking bags placed on meters. Vehicles parked along the route will be towed.

Motorists are encouraged to be extra cautious in these areas.

Motorists and pedestrians are reminded that the police officers’ hand and arm signals take precedence over all other traffic control devices.