MACON, Ga. — The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is reminding people to be aware of temporary road closings due to the 2019 Macon Downtown Christmas Parade Sunday.

According to a news release from the sheriff's office, the parade will start at 4 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Cherry Street. The parade will travel up Cherry Street to First Street, right onto First Street to Mulberry Street, right onto Mulberry Street to MLK Jr. Boulevard where it will end.

On Sunday, no cars will be allowed on Mulberry Street and First Street beginning at 8 a.m. At 11 a.m., the following streets will be blocked. The streets will reopen once the parade passes and pedestrians are cleared from the streets. 

-   MLK Jr. Boulevard will be blocked from Walnut Street to Poplar Street.

-   Cherry Street will be blocked from Fifth Street to First Street.

-  First Street will be blocked from Cherry Street to Mulberry Street.

-   Mulberry Street will be blocked from First Street to MLK Jr. Boulevard.

“No Parking” signs have been placed along the parade route. No vehicles will be allowed to be parked on the parade route Sunday starting at 8 a.m. and until the parade is over. 

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