The third annual Grand Island Light Up the Boulevard Electric Light Parade and Festivities, a joint venture between the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Grand Island, especially the Recreation Department, will take place Saturday, Nov. 22. Festivities start at 2 p.m. with Santa's first visits of the season, vendors, games, music and crafts. Grand Island Boulevard will close at 4:30 p.m. for the Rudolf Run at 5 p.m., followed by the Electric Light Parade. The festivities close with the tree lighting in the Town Commons at the end of the parade.
Light Up the Boulevard kicks off the traditional holiday shopping season with local businesses competing for the most decorated establishment award.