The Bangs Business Association, along with Bangs First Baptist Church and Bangs MDD, presents the Bangs Lighted Christmas Parade and Christmas in the Park at 6 p.m. on Dec. 12.

This will be an evening of hometown fun and sharing. The Bangs Business Association kicks the evening off with its famous Lighted Christmas Parade led by the award-winning Bangs Dragon Band and at the end Santa and Mrs. Claus!

The Grand Marshal for the parade is Bangs High School track and theater star Alex Madlock.

There is no entry fee or pre registration to be in the parade, simply show up on Gantt Street at the School Bus Barns at 5:30 p.m to be in the parade. The parade will begin promptly at 6 p.m.

Immediately following the parade make your way to City Park for First Baptist Church Presentation of the Live Nativity, directed by Joy Mitchell. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there for Pictures with the kids, and warm your insides with Hot Cocoa, Apple Cider and Homemade Sugar Cookies.