What you need to know about the Winter Festival

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
December 1, 2016

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- City of Tallahassee officials say this weekend's Winter Festival is expected to draw more than 100,000 people downtown.

The Festival takes place downtown from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.

The Tree lighting ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on South Monroe Street at Bloxham Park.

Starting at 6:15 p.m., thousands will participate in the Jingle Bell Run through downtown, starting and ending at Park and Monroe streets.

The Nighttime Holiday Parade will begin around 7:15 p.m.

The following downtown streets will be closed Saturday as part of the Winter Festival:

• Adams St. between Call St. and Jefferson St., 7 am to 11 pm

• College Ave. between Monroe St. and Bronough St., 7 am to 11 pm

• Duval St. between Pensacola St. and Call St., 7 am to 11 pm

• Monroe St. between Tennessee St. and Brevard St., 4:30 - 10 pm

• Monroe St. between Tennessee St. and Madison St., 5:45 - 10 pm

• Madison St. between Railroad Ave. and Monroe St., 5:45 - 10 pm

Side streets adjacent to the parade route may be closed throughout the day, as well.

Parking is available at the Kleman Plaza parking garage and the parking garage at 215 South Calhoun Street. Handicap parking is available along Calhoun Street between Park Avenue and Call Street, as well as at 300 E. Park Avenue.

For more information, visit the City of Tallahassee website. at TalGov.com.

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