PARADISE Truck Parade November 23, 2013, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Annual Tree Lighting and Truck Parade. Big-hearted truckers and their big lighted rigs assemble for the annual Paradise Christmas Truck parade. This event filled holiday food pantries as observers are encouraged bring non-perishable food to the event. The Town of Paradise and Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce help promote the truck parade, a tradition enjoyed by observers lining Pearson Road and the Skyway. Truckers are invited to decorate their rigs and sign in at Thomas Ace Hardware at the corner of Pearson Road and Clark Road. Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce ambassadors will award 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes in two categories: small and large trucks.
Trucks will stage at Ace Hardware, and the Clampers Wienie Wagon will be available for hot dogs, snacks ands sodas.
The parade will proceeded past Paradise Community Park, at the corner of Pearson and Black Olive, where the tree lighting ceremony takes place at 6:00p.m. The parade will start at 6:30 and proceed from Pearson Road up the Skyway, turning around at Holiday Shopping Center. Santa Claus will pay a visit to the Paradise Community Park, where the Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce will announce the winners of its Ridgefest Prize Drawing.
Santa's Arrival, Christmas Tree Lighting is pure community fun.