Several Central Georgia cities will celebrate the season of joy in the next two weeks with holiday parades.
Thursday, Nov. 29, Forsyth and Monroe County mark their 23rd annual Hometown Holidays parade. It starts at 7 p.m. in downtown Forsyth.
Saturday, Dec. 1 is a busy day.
That's the day of the annual Warner Robins Christmas parade, which begins at 10 a.m. They'll step off from the intersection of Houston Road and Watson Blvd.
Dublin's parade begins at 2 p.m. Saturday. The parade will start on Telfair St., turns left on North Jefferson St., another left at the court house on Bellevue Ave. Then it proceeds through downtown and will finish at City Hall on Bellevue Avenue.
And Bolingbroke gets into the act that same afternoon with a Norman Rockwell Christmas parade at 3 p.m. on Rivoli Road.
That afternoon, Perry welcomes Santa to town with their own parade, starting at 4. They'll march down main Street and wrap up at the old Harvey's.
Fort Valley's parade begins at 5 p.m. at Blue Bird and ends with a celebration at Fort Valey Festival Park.
And you can wrap up the day at Centerville's parade. It begins at 7 p.m. on Thompson Road and ends at the Galleria Mall.
Macon gets their chance the following weekend, on Sunday the 9th.
The annual Middle Georgia Christmas Parade begins at 3 p.m., with bands, floats and dancers marching through the streets of Downtown Macon
And Jones County holds its annual parade on Tuesday, Dec 11. Their annual extravaganza steps off at 6:30 p.m., as always, from the Ingles parking lot.