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Broad Ripple Lights Up Holiday Parade and Festival

Dec 3, 2017, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

presented by Broad Ripple Village Association

About the Event

Broad Ripple Lights Up! features a Kids Wonderland activity village, live entertainment, Indianapolis’ only twilight parade, and a holiday light display lighting ceremony along the brand new Canal Esplanade (north bank of the Central Canal between Guilford Ave. and College Ave.). Get all the details at www.broadripplelightsup.org.

Date + Time

Dec 3, 2017, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Canal Esplanade in Broad Ripple Village
6300 N College Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46220

Event organizers are looking for volunteers to assist with the event. Shifts range from 1.5 to 3 hours. Sign up for a shift at:

Christmas Parade Volunteers

Volunteer tasks include: event setup, parade marshals, and event tear-down.

Event setup noon to 2pm 10 volunteers
Assist in setting up tents, tables, and chairs for the Kids’ Wonderland Activity Village on Carrollton Ave where it dead-ends into the Canal Esplanade and parade watching stations along the parade route.

Parade lineup captains 4:30-6pm 4 volunteers
Check-in and line-up parade units, then lead units from line-up site at the high school to the start point at Broad Ripple Avenue and the Monon Trail.

Parade marshals 5-7pm 10 volunteers
Assist in setting up parade barricades. Some volunteers will need to stand at intersections to ensure no vehicular traffic goes through. Others will walk alongside the parade to ensure spectators remain on sidewalks and that parade floats keep pace.

Parade teardown 5-7pm 4 volunteers
Follow the parade in a truck and teardown the viewing stations and pick up traffic barricades

Tear down 5-7pm 10 volunteers
Assist in tearing down tents, tables, and chairs from the Kids’ Wonderland Activity Village on Carrollton Avenue, where the street dead-ends into the Canal Esplanade.

Orientation on tasks is provided.
Dress for the weather, event is outdoors

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