Virginia city holding ‘reverse parade’ this year for Christmas

Fredericksburg is already making plans for how to safely hold its annual Christmas parade during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Instead of the usual format, the Spotsylvania County city will host a “reverse parade,” with stationary floats and spectators who drive by, the Free Lance-Star reported Monday.

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The set-up will be similar to a drive-through holiday lights display and will allow for spacing between parade entrants.

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The theme is “Light up the Season," and registration for float entrants starts this week.