Medina’s Parade of Lights will add Community Christmas Tree

Posted 24 October 2017 at 1:58 pm

File photo by Tom Rivers: The Albion FFA was grand champion of last year’s Parade of Lights. Local organizations are urged to start planning their floats for this year’s parade on Nov. 25.

Press Release, Medina Parade of Lights Committee

MEDINA –  The 9th Annual Parade of Lights is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 25, beginning at 6 p.m. Planning is well under way for this spectacular event.

Back again this year is the “Light Up Park Avenue” contest.  Residents are asked to decorate their homes along the parade route on Park Avenue. The winner receives $100 with $50 for the runner up. Committee member Kathie Valley is coordinating this project.

Also back again is the beautiful fireworks display prior to the parade. Young Explosives from Rochester will again put on a beautiful display at approximately 6 p.m.

New this year is a Community Christmas Tree in Rotary Park donated by the Decorate Medina Committee. It’s going to be amazing when our Grand Marshal throws the switch. This will take place prior to the start of the parade. There will also be music in Rotary Park compliments of Prime Time Brass from Rochester at 5:30 p.m. So come early and get your spot to see all these events.

The parade caps off a day-long Olde Tyme Christmas Celebration in the downtown business district sponsored by the Medina Business Association and the Village of Medina Tourism committee. A noon parade on Nov. 25 will welcome the arrival of Santa on Main Street..

The Parade Committee urges residents, organizations, businesses and fire companies to get their parade entry forms in to reserve their spot in the parade.

In addition to Jim Hancock, the Parade Committee includes Kathie Valley, Mark Irwin, Dave & Gail Miller, Dave Stacey, Dave and Trudi Schwert and Rienhard & Betty Rogowski.  For more information go to

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