The 16th annual Iola Christmas Parade will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7.
The parade begins at the Iola-Scandinavia High School and passes Iola Living Assistance and shops on Main Street, ending at the Iola Historical Society.
A visit with Santa and entertainment by a musician/storyteller for all children will follow the parade at the Iola Historical Society.
The Santa Visit will be held in the IHS machine shed and the storyteller will be in the museum.
Refreshments and photos at the Santa Visit will be provided by the Iola Lioness Club.
Any person or organization wanting to sponsor a float or march in this year’s parade may contact Jeannine Harbridge at 715-445-5450. Participating in the parade provides an opportunity for individuals, businesses and organizations to promote themselves and show community spirit.
The Iola Lioness Club sponsors the parade, with the support of the Iola Village Library, Iola Historical Society, Iola Lions Club and the Iola-Scandinavia Chamber of Commerce.