FAIRMONT — The plans for the Fairview Christmas Parade have been finalized.
The Fairview Christmas Parade will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday in Fairview. The parade will run from the intersection of Paw Paw Creek Road and No. 9 Road through Fairview and disband at the Fairview Diner.
The line up for the parade will be at 5 p.m. the intersection of Paw Paw Creek Road and No. 9 Road.
According to Fairview firefighter Mark Wolfe, 55 groups have applied to participate in the parade that nearly did not happen. Miss West Virginia will be the parade marshal.
After the parade, hot chocolate and cookies will be served at the Fairview Volunteer Fire Department. Santa Claus will also be stopping by that evening to speak with children 12 years old and younger free of charge.
Wolfe said that Hometown Hot Dogs, Fairview Diner, Little Dippers, Heavenly Hoagie and Fairview Senior Center will be open before and after the parade for those who like to eat.
According to Wolfe, a live Nativity set will be on display in the parking lot of Hometown Hot Dogs during the parade.
Tours of Christmas decorated churchs will be held from 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Individuals or groups may tour Fairview Wesley United Methodist Church, St. John United Methodist Church and the St. Paul Baptist Church.
To register for the parade or for more information, call Wolfe at 304-612-6613.
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