Edited from a Press Release
Fire Prevention Parade File Photo
Fire Prevention Parade File Photo
Photo Jeff Hedgecock

Due to the threat of inclement weather in the forecast for this coming Monday, the 64th annual Huntington Fire Prevention Parade has been moved to 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16. Here is more information about the parade:

PARKING: Parking will be prohibited on 4th Avenue between 7th Street and Hal Greer Boulevard from 5 p.m. until after the parade.

ROAD CLOSURES: 4th Avenue between 7th Street and Hal Greer Boulevard will be closed from 5 p.m. until after the parade.

PARADE LINEUP: Parade participants will be asked to line up beginning at 6 p.m. between 12th Street and Hal Greer Boulevard.

PARADE ROUTE: The parade will begin at 7 p.m. at 12th Street and 4th Avenue and proceed west on 4th Avenue to 8th Street.

THEME: The theme of this year's parade is “Every Second Counts: Plan Two Ways Out” as a reminder that everyone needs to have a fire escape plan in their home.

RULES: In the interest of safety, parade participants will be prohibited from throwing candy. However, a representative for each parade participant will be allowed to walk along the sides of the street and hand out candy to children.

HOW TO BECOME A PARTICIPANT: Contact Private Sam Roy at 304-654-6699 or roys@cityofhuntington.com.