Kilmarnock Christmas parade is Dec. 8

The 39th annual Kilmarnock Lighted Christmas Parade will step off at 7 p.m. December 8. Pre-parade activities start with music and refreshments along Main Street at 5:30 p.m. Santa will be available to children from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Kilmarnock Volunteer Fire Department firehouse, 71 School Street, Kilmarnock.

The route starts at Chesapeake Commons Shopping Center, continues along Main Street to Irvington Road and ends on School Street. There will be no parking along Main Street in Steptoe’s District after 6 p.m.

Entrances and exits at Lancaster Square and Chesapeake Commons shopping centers will close at 6:45 p.m. until the parade concludes around 8 p.m.