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Street closures set for Saturday’s Christmas parade

The annual Jaycees Christmas Parade through downtown Fredericksburg will take place on Saturday. The parade starts  at 5:30 p.m. and ends by 8 p.m.

The parade travels down Caroline Street from Charlotte to Amelia, turning left onto Amelia and then left again onto Princess Anne Street, ending at the intersection with Wolfe Street.

Following are the roads that will be closed from 3:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

  • Sophia Street between William and Wolfe streets.
  • Caroline Street between Frederick and Amelia streets.
  • Princess Anne Street between Fauquier Street and Lafayette Boulevard.
  • Wolfe and Charlotte streets are closed between Prince Edward and Sophia Streets.
  • Hanover, George, William and Amelia streets are closed between Charles and Sophia streets.
There will be no parking along the parade route between 3 and  8 p.m.

You can also check out a map of the parade route and street closures.