The Whitesburg Christmas Parade will begin at 6 p.m. Friday in downtown Whitesburg.
Main Street will be closed to motorists at 5:30 p.m., at which time those interested in participating in the parade are asked to meet at Everidge Funeral Home.
Cash prizes will be awarded for first-, secondand third-place winners of the best floats. Trophies will also be given to the top three winners in the window display contest.
Kevin Day, radio station manager at WTCW-AM and WXKQ-FM, has been named grand marshal of the parade.
Several downtown businesses will serve hot chocolate and cookies during the event. Santa Claus will visit the Harry M. Caudill Memorial Library on Main Street after the parade.
The parade is being organized by the City of Whitesburg and the Letcher County Kids’ Day Committee.