The West Jefferson Holiday Parade will take place Saturday November 16th.

The annual event will begin at 3 PM on South Jefferson Avenue.

Ashe County Line reports the parade will feature WBTV's John Carter, the Ashe Husky Band, the Wilkes Central Eagle Band, the North Wilkes Viking Band and others. In addition local groups, organizations, churches and area fire departments will also participate.

After the parade, folks are invited to stay for the annual lighting of the downtown retail district to kick off the holiday season.

The Parade is being coordinated by the West Jefferson Lions Club and for additional information about the parade or participating in it, call 336-977-4587.