Annual Christmas Parade delights crowd in Yazoo City

The theme of the parade was The Twelve Days of Christmas

Vicksburg Christmas Parage

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Mississippi Weekend On The Road continues a tour of Yazoo County. The streets of downtown Yazoo City were filled with the sounds of Christmas Tuesday night.

The annual Christmas Parade got underway a little after six. The theme this year, The Twelve Days of Christmas.

64 different groups line up for the annual Christmas Parade in Yazoo City. (SOURCE: WLBT)
64 different groups line up for the annual Christmas Parade in Yazoo City. (SOURCE: WLBT)

Sixty-four different groups including businesses, churches, and high school bands lined the route.

We didn’t spot a partridge in a pear tree or turtle doves, but there were ladies dancing.

Businesses, their mascots, churches, and high school bands participated in the annual parade. (SOURCE: WLBT)
Businesses, their mascots, churches, and high school bands participated in the annual parade. (SOURCE: WLBT)

Mayor Diane Delaware says though there was a large turnout Tuesday night, last year there were over 70 participants. She says this is a chance for the entire community to come together to celebrate Christmas, family, and growth in Yazoo City.

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