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The City of West Monroe has announced street closures for the 2018 Kiwanis of Greater Ouachita Christmas Parade which will take place in downtown West Monroe and Monroe on Saturday, December 1.

The theme for this year’s parade is “Christmas – The Greatest Show on Earth.” The parade will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1 in downtown West Monroe.

The parade will line up on Wood Street, traveling to Riverfront Street and over the Endom Bridge into downtown Monroe. The parade will then turn left onto Walnut Street, then left onto Louisville Avenue in Monroe before crossing the Lea Joyner Bridge into West Monroe. The parade will turn left onto Trenton Street, and the parade will end back on Wood Street where it began.

In preparation for the parade and Christmas festivities taking place in the downtown West Monroe area that day, the following street closures will take effect on Saturday, Dec. 1:

  • Trenton Street from Pine to Wood Streets will be closed to all vehicles beginning at 7 a.m.
  • Endom Bridge – will be closed to all traffic at 2:45 p.m. until the completion of the Monroe Renaissance Fireworks Extravaganza over the Endom Bridge (the fireworks show begins at 6:30 p.m.)
  • Louisville Avenue will be shut down at 3 p.m. until the end of the parade
  • Wood Street from Trenton to N. 4th Street will be closed at 1 p.m. (use N. Railroad Avenue to access the U.S. Postal Office)
  • Trenton Street from Bridge Street to Wood Street will be closed at 1 p.m.
  • Cotton Street will be used for emergency traffic only
  • Commerce Street will be closed at 2:45 p.m. and will reopen after the parade.

For more information about street closures, please contact the West Monroe Police Department at (318) 396-2772.