Wellington Holiday Parade Returns Dec. 9

The Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce and the Village of Wellington will host the 35th annual Wellington Holiday Parade on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 1:30 p.m. This year’s theme, “Holiday in Paradise,” will be on display as participants ride and walk the route starting at the corner of Wellington Trace and Forest Hill Blvd. To ensure a safe path for pedestrians, road closures will begin at 1 p.m.

The Schumacher Family of Dealerships, a long-time supporter, will return as the Automotive Presenting Sponsor. The event, which draws more than 20,000 spectators, will include Holiday Park, located at the Wellington Amphitheater. Vendors, art exhibitions, food, arts and crafts, face painting, games and photo opportunities will begin at 10 a.m.

Community sponsors include Wellington Regional Medical Center, Waste Management, the Center for Bone & Joint Surgery of the Palm Beaches, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital at Memorial and Retreat Premier Addiction Treatment Centers Palm Beach. Other sponsors include: the Boynton Financial Group, Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue, Republic Services, Print It Plus, Walgreens, TD Bank, Starbucks Coffee, the South Florida Fairgrounds, Wellington Golf Cars, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, the Mall at Wellington Green, Hill Audio Visual, Two Men and a Truck, the City of Greenacres, Primerica, Whole Foods Wellington, J.J. Muggs Stadium Grill and the Cleveland Clinic. Media partners include: The Palm Beach Post, The Town-Crier, The Sun-Sentinel, Wellington The Magazine, Around Wellington, ESPN West Palm Beach, 97.9 WRMF and 900 AM the Talk of the Palm Beaches.

For more information, visit the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce web site at www.cpbchamber.com or call at (561) 790-6200.