Williams to Celebrate Festival of Lights – December 12

WPR2014_FestivalofLights (12)Harvest may be over, but it’s time to break out the christmas lights and start planning for the eighth annual Festival of Lights Parade on Saturday, December 12, 2015, in Downtown Williams.

“You don’t need to be a Williams resident or business to participate!,” said Citizens for a Better Williams, President Pat Ash, “we invite all Colusa County Businesses, Organizations, Schools, Churches, and community members who want to decorate their vehicles, tractors, trucks, bycicles, or trailers with a general christmas theme.”

“We have no theme during the festival of lights – other than all things Christmas,” said Ash.

On Saturday, December 12, 2015, a celebration of the season will kick off with a Downtown Holiday Stroll beginning at 5:00 P.M.

Street vendors, small businesses, homemade crafts and goodies will line ‘E’ Street between 6th and 7th. Come browse and find hidden treasures while socializing with friends and family.

There might even be a surprise visit from Santa!

At 6:30 PM the Town Square Christmas Tree will be ceremoniously lit and the parade of lights will begin at 7:00 PM.

The parade route will start on 7th Street near Louis Cairos and end on E Street near the Sacramento Valley Museum.

The event will be hosted rain or shine, the vendor, and the parade must go on.

Interested in becoming a vendor?

The cost for a 10’ x 10’ booth space is $20 (no cost for non-profits). Setup will begin at 4:00 PM (NO Earlier), and cleanup will begin at 9:00 PM. All vendors must off the street by 10:00 PM; NO EXCEPTIONS. Vendors are responsible for bringing their own tables, chairs, trash cans, canopies, electrical, and lighting. Vendor packet with additional information can be picked up at New Attitude Salon (530 7th Street, Williams), the Pioneer Review news office (430 Market Street STE E, Colusa) or online at www.downtownwilliams.com. Vendor applications must be submitted no later than Wednesday, December 9, by 5:00 PM, For information contact, Lloyd Green at (530) 473-5652 or email editor@colconews.com.

Vendor Application Download: http://bit.ly/1NG8eDa

Would you like to participate in the parade?

Applications are available at www.downtownwilliams.com, for Parade Information Contact Delores Pence at (530) 383-3181.

Parade Application Download: http://bit.ly/1QRmZbJ

Is the Owner, Publisher, Editor, and Reporter of the Williams Pioneer Review. Committed to publishing the news of our Community, Lloyd has been the owner of the Williams Pioneer Review since 2010. To contact Lloyd about this article or future articles, please email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net