Newtown’s annual holiday parade will take place this Sunday.
The Newtown Business Association‘s McCaffrey’s Food Markets Newtown Holiday Parade will step off at 2 p.m. The route will start at Stocking Works on South State Street, headed toward Washington Avenue before making a left turn and then right turn onto Sycamore Street where it will end at Durham Road.
Thousands are expected to line the parade route for the rain or shine event that will feature more than 50 community groups.
To top the festivities off, Santa and Mrs. Klaus will be visiting the parade.
South State Street from Barclay Street to Greene Street, Washington Avenue from Chancellor Street to Sycamore Street, North Sycamore Street from Washington Avenue to Durham Road, and the Jefferson Street bridge will all be closed for the parade, officials said.
Newtown Borough police said parking restrictions along South State Street from Penn Street to Washington Avenue and on North Sycamore Street from Washington Avenue to Durham Road will begin at noon. The Newtown Borough Municipal Parking Lot will remain open.