UPDATE: Easter parade finds a new date after having to be canceled
Organizer Kiki Angelos informed WTAP the parade has found a new date
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - The Easter parade is back on for April 15.
The parade will still begin at 2 p.m. on 13th Street and Market St. in Parkersburg.
“Save your candy and bring your best float,” Angelos said.
WTAP meteorologists are calling for wind gusts that could reach up to 60 MPH on Saturday.
Many were questioning if this weather would have any impact on the upcoming annual Easter parade...and it has.
“The parade has been canceled,” organizer Kiki Angelos said, in a phone call to WTAP News at 10:15 p.m. Friday night.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - WTAP meteorologists are calling for wind gusts that could reach up to 60 MPH on Saturday.
Many were questioning if this weather would have any impact on the upcoming annual Easter parade.
“The parade is still on. It will start at 2 o clock but the registration table opens at 12 on 19th and Market St,” Organizer, Kiki Angelos said.
Angelos says that as far as applications she hopes and believes that this could be the biggest parade they’ve had yet.
The parade brings people out for two major reason Angelos believes.
“Well first of all it’s the beginning of spring, second of all it’s one of the biggest religious holidays that we have and those are two very important things. People are ready after the long winter, they’re ready to get out and enjoy the day to see the floats. The kids of course with their baskets getting Easter candy,” Angelos says.
The parade will begin on Saturday, April 1 at 2 p.m., and will take off at 13th and Market Street and go all the way down to the Wood County Courthouse.
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