CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — The Annual Christmas Parade, hosted by the cities of Charles Town and Ranson, will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 3rd.
The Charles Town Police Department has announced parking restrictions and road closures will begin at 1:00 p.m. Vehicles not removed from the posted parade route will be towed for the safety of the public at the owner’s expense.
“The parade will enter Charles Town from Ranson on North Mildred Street and proceed southbound to the intersection of East Washington Street. The parade will will then travel westbound through the downtown area on Washington Street to the intersection of Lawrence Street where it will disband,” according to an announcement by the police department.
“Officers will be posted in and around the parade route to assist in the flow of traffic. Vehicles traveling eastbound and westbound on Washington Street (WV Route 51) are encouraged to use Congress Street as a detour route. Lengthy traffic delays can be expected during the duration of this event.”