||Parade to affect downtown Tupelo traffic
TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) — The 2013 Reed's Christmas Parade will kick off at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night, but drivers will face street closings and changes in parking during the event.
Downtown Tupelo Main Street officials say Main Street from Elizabeth Street to Front street will be closed at 4 p.m.
Drivers parked downtown along the parade route must move their vehicles by 5:30 p.m.
Police will be on-hand beginning at 5:45 p.m. to move traffic out of downtown and assist with parking in designated areas along the parade route.
The parade will begin in Fairpark, move along Main Street, turn on Robins Street and then move down Jefferson Street and end at the
This is the reverse direction from previous parades.
Sections of Madison Street, Broadway Street, Spring Street, Front Street, Church Street and Green Street between Jefferson Street and Main Street will be closed during the parade.
Anyone needing more information can contact the Downtown Tupelo Main Street office at 662-841-6598.