Christmas Parade And More Happening in Buffalo Saturday

Buffalo's Chili Feed from December of 2011.
Buffalo's Chili Feed from December of 2011.

Saturday will be full of events in Buffalo to help kick off the Holiday Season, culminating in the annual Chili Feed and Lighted Christmas Parade downtown.

Events will begin that morning and continue through the evening with something to do for everyone.

Make a gingerbread house, take advantage of some great deals at area stores, get your photo taken with Santa, or enjoy one or many treats offered throughout town.

The Downtown Shopping Showcase will be at Deerfield's all day with ideas for gifts for everyone on your list and local author Steve Rzasa will be signing copies of his new book, Crosswind, and his three other novels.

3-2-1 sales are happening at area stores where at 6am you get 30% off your purchase, at 7am you get 20% off and at 8am you get 10% off, so come early to shop and save.

Angela Jarvis, with the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, tells us more about the day's biggest events.

This year's parade will feature 8 categories and four different types of floats that can enter and this year's theme is “Christmas Wishes.”

Events in Buffalo for December 1st

6am-9am: 3-2-1 sales at area merchants.
8am-11am: St. Luke's Episcpal Church “Surprise You Sale.”
9am-3pm: Downtown Shopping Showcase at Deerfield's.
9am-3pm:Buffalo Children's Center Christmas Bazaar at fairgrounds.
9am-5pm: Photos with Santa at Cooley Images downtown.
10am: Gingerbread Workshop at SCJC.
4pm: Chili Feed with hot coaco or coffee in Crazy Woman Square.
6pm: 28th Annual Lighted Christmas Parade.
After the parade: Movember finale at the Occidental Hotel lobby; hot chocolate and gingerbread at the Buffalo Senior Center; and various Christmas Parties at area watering holes.

For more information contact the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce at 684-5544.

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