There's no shortage of Christmas spirit in the Shoals this year with parades scheduled through next week.

The official kick-off to the holidays came Tuesday night with the Tuscumbia parade.

Today at 7 p.m., the Muscle Shoals Christmas parade will be held. Lineup begins at the police department on Avalon with the parade traveling east.

The Cherokee Christmas parade will beat 11 a.m. Saturday. Entries will begin lining up at 10 a.m. at Cherokee High School.

Sheffield's Christmas parade and celebration is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday with the parade moving down Montgomery Avenue. Music will follow at Love Plaza.

Florence's Christmas parade is scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 12. Rain date is Dec. 14. Parade lineup begins at 6 p.m. and the parade begins at 7 p.m.

The Greenhill Christmas Parade will begin at 1:30 p.m. Dec. 14. Lineup is set for 1 p.m. The parade will follow the same route as the Rogers homecoming parade.

Float fee is a $10 donation, and antique cars are a $5 donation. Donations support the high school band, cheerleaders and Greenhill Fire Department.

For information, call Ricky Johnson, 256-762-7058.


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