Christmas parade to close some downtown streets Friday - WSMV Channel 4

Christmas parade to close some downtown streets Friday

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The Nashville Christmas Parade, the tree lighting ceremony and a 5K run will cause some downtown streets to be closed Friday.

The run starts at 6 p.m. at LP Field, the tree lighting is at 6:30 p.m. at public square park and the parade starts at 7 p.m.

The following road closures will be in effect:

* Westbound Woodland Street from Interstate Drive to Third Avenue North will close at 4 p.m.
* North First Street from Woodland Street to Jefferson Street will close at 4 p.m.
* Main Street, Russell Street, South First Street and South Second Street around LP Field will close at 4 p.m.
* Eastbound Woodland Street from Interstate Drive to Third Avenue North will close at 5:30 p.m.
* Second Avenue North will close at 5:45 p.m.
* Broadway between First and Eighth avenues will close at 5:45 p.m.
* Broadway between Ninth and 13th avenues will close at 6:45 p.m.
* Commerce Street between Eighth and 10th avenues will close at 6:45 p.m.
* Ninth Avenue South between Demonbreun Street and Broadway will close at 6:45 p.m.
* The Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge will close at 6:15 p.m. for the fireworks display. The bridge, which is in the fallout zone for the fireworks, will reopen immediately after the display has concluded.

The run starts on Victory Avenue at South Second Street and will come into downtown before ending back at Victory Lane.

The parade will go across the Woodland Street Bridge to LP Field and will begin its route at First Avenue North and Union Street. It will travel up Broadway to 10th Avenue, where it will end.

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