Members of the McLean Old Firehouse Teen Center march in the 2013 parade.
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On Sunday, Dec. 6, McLean residents will welcome in the holidays as more than 50 entries proceed down Old Chain Bridge Road for the seventh annual WinterFest parade. The stage will be set in the Langley Shopping Center, with Peggy Fox from WUSA Channel 9, again calling the parade. Parade entries will begin at Fleetwood Road and proceed down Old Chain Bridge Road to Elm Street, if in a vehicle or to Curran Street if marching. Old Chain Bridge Road will be closed to all traffic from 2:15 to 5:30 p.m. on the day of the parade.
Pre-parade entertainment begins at 2:30 p.m. and will be provided by Bob Rosenbaum on the keyboard, and choruses from Springhill Elementary School, Franklin Sherman, Kent Gardens and Westgate Elementary. Food vendors will be available in the Langley Shopping Center parking lot and will include Mama’s Donut Bites, Crepe Love and California Sliders. Giant Foods will donate warm apple cider and hot coffee in the volunteer tent.
The parade steps off at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 6. Follow updates and more about McLean WinterFest at www.mcleanwinterfest.org.