Portland holds Christmas parade, tree lighting

The annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 5 p.m. The ceremony marks the beginning of the Christmas holiday season in town.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas here on the downtown streets of Portland. The city crew has been busy putting up the tree and other Christmas decorations around the area, signaling the start of a busy holiday season. And the Portland Chamber of Commerce will lead the way with the annual Christmas tree lighting and Christmas Parade along with other festivities.

On Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 5 p.m., the annual Christmas tree lighting will take place. Located on Main Street and Broadway (Hwy. 109), the tree is visible to the traffic traveling through town and bound to light up smiles and bring joy to many.

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