Medina parade will include fireworks, grand marshal for first time

Staff Reports Posted 26 November 2014 at 12:00 am

File photo by Tom Rivers – Some of the floats, including one by Habitat for Humanity, work their way down Main Street during last year’s Parade of Lights. The sixth annual parade with be at 6 p.m. on Saturday.

MEDINA – The 6th annual Parade of Lights will return Saturday at 6 p.m. in downtown Medina. The event for the first time will include fireworks at 5:45 p.m.

The parade committee also has picked a grand marshal for the parade. Randy Bushover will serve in the role.

“Randy is a local guy who promotes his beloved community of Medina,” said Jim Hancock, parade chairman. “He is an ambassador for Medina and is well liked and known to most of Medinans.”

Bushover will lead a tree lighting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. at Rotary Park in the downtown.

“This is a honorary position and we are happy to acknowledge Randy and for all that he has done to support our community,” Hancock said about the grand marshal.

For more on the parade and the schedule of events on Saturday, click here.