Torchlight Parade and Fireworks Celebration is December 5

Wade Young, Montgomery Messenger

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Montgomery’s Torchlight Parade and Fireworks is celebrating 27 years this holiday season, and plans are underway to make it bigger and better than ever.

The Thursday, December 5 event kicks off with a parade of approximately 50 lighted floats, beginning at 6:30 p.m. on the north end of First Street.

Participating in the parade this year will be the musical groups of the Schell’s Hobo Quartet, the Govenaires of St. Peter, Lakelander Chorus and the Tri-City United High School Drum Line. Also performing in the parade will be The Amazing Hoopsters and the Black Diamonds Dance Team.

Riding on the lead float will be Corinne Skluzacek, TCU Lonsdale fourth grader, who designed the event’s commemorative button, as well as two Montgomery elementary second graders, Cameron DeJoy and Vanessa Ayala Sanchez, who were chosen as 2019’s junior grand marshals.

New to the event this year will be Santa’s Reindeer, who will be located near the intersection of...

To see more on this story pick up the November 28, 2019 print edition of The New Prague Times or the Montgomery Messenger.


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