EUREKA SPRINGS GRAND MARSHALL OF CHRISTMAS PARADE: THE PLATTERS!
The Greater Eureka Springs Chamber of Commerce announces that members of the world famous Platters will serve as Grand Marshal of the Annual Christmas Parade scheduled for Friday December 6th, starting at the Carnegie Library at 6pm and coming down Spring Street to Main Street. Guest of Cliff Cottage Inn can walk just 3 minutes to Basin Spring Park and the center of it all!
The theme for the 2013 parade is “Christmas Memories”, and most everyone has great memories of the Platters wonderful music. Hits like “Twilight Time”, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes”, “The Great Pretender” and others remain timeless and each song takes people to a special place and time. The Platters will kick off their 60th Anniversary Tour this coming spring and will be performing limited dates in Branson during the 2014 season.
The Annual Christmas Parade in Eureka Springs is rated as one of the top nighttime parades in the Midwest. The parade is staged in the historic downtown district, with a glorious backdrop of colorfully decorated great shops and boutiques, galleries, and restaurants. The Basin Spring Park area is also beautifully adorned with festive Holiday decorations and serves as the staging area for parade announcers and judges.
Sponsored again this year by Arvest Bank, prize money is awarded to the top floats or parade participants in four categories including, Commercial, Non-profit, bands and other. Area bands, churches, companies, civic clubs and individuals are urged to register. The parade steps off promptly at 6:00 P.M. Friday December 6th.
And after enjoying all the fun of the parade, wouldn’t it be nice to return to your luxurious Jacuzzi suite at Cliff Cottage Inn, where you can enjoy a complimentary bottle of Champagne or white wine chilled and waiting in your fridge? We look forward to seeing you for Eureka’s wonderful holiday season!