The city will host its annual Holiday Parade along Sample Road, starting at Coral Springs Drive and ending at City Hall (9500 W Sample Rd.). With over 60 floats to enjoy, this year’s theme is “Lights, Camera, Selfie!” and the city will award the top three float entries of the night.
Regarding the popular holiday favorite resuming, Mayor Scott Brook said, “The holiday season is one of the most special times of the year in Coral Springs. Participating and attending the annual parade is a tradition that I enjoy greatly! Community celebrations like the parade are a reminder to appreciate the simple things in life and cherish time with family, friends and neighbors.”
Prior to the Holiday Parade, individuals and families are invited to participate in the Coral Springs Holiday Mile Run along the parade route. The run, which is open to runners of all ages and abilities, starts promptly at 6:15 p.m. For more information and to register, visit: www.itzevents.com.
PARKING: Free parking will be available at the City Hall garage with limited handicap parking, located at 9500 West Sample Road. Handicap parking will also be available across from City Hall, 9551 West Sample Road. Access from Wiles Road by turning south on Coral Hills Drive. A handicap parking decal or placard is required.
SEATING: Families are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit along Sample Road. Handicap seating will be available at the intersection of Sample Road and Coral Hills Drive and at the City Hall viewing area. Portable Tiered Seating will be provided as well. Local restaurants and shops may also have seating available.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Sample Road just west of University Drive and east of NW 110th Avenue; and Coral Springs Drive, north of Royal Palm Boulevard and south of NW 37th Street, close on parade day starting at 5 p.m. and will remain closed until approximately 10 p.m. Motorists are encouraged to seek alternate routes.
In the event of inclement weather, the parade will be held on Thursday, December 16.
For more information, visit www.coralsprings.org/holidayparade