NASHVILLE, Tenn. –
The Nashville Christmas Parade is still scheduled to go on as planned, although the float assembly for 9 a.m. has been cancelled.
Parade officials told Nashville’s News 2 they are closely monitoring the weather situation and will make a call about any possible changes regarding the annual event around midday Friday.
“Unless the weather is going to be somehow dangerous, we do it. I’m hopeful that we’ll have a little bit of time tomorrow where it will be nice. We can do the tree lighting. We can do the parade, but I would encourage people to pay attention to the news to see what’s going on because obviously public safety is going to be the number one concern,” Mayor Karl Dean said.
The annual Christmas tree lighting at the Public Square is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, followed by the parade kicking off at 7 p.m.
Actor Eric Close will serve as this year’s Grand Marshal.
For more information on the 61st annual Nashville Christmas Parade, click here.