BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) – It’s that time of year again for the annual Gus Young Christmas Parade hosted by Rep. C. Denise Marcelle on Saturday, Dec. 11 at noon— on the corner of Winbourne and Acadian.

All residents are welcome to watch and celebrate the holiday parade.

Proceeds from the Christmas Parade support the annual Santa Road Show on Saturday, Dec. 18 at BREC Gus Young Gym from noon until 3 p.m. while supplies last, the release states.

Music is played by the Grand Marshal will be Mr. Renan A. Gilkes, Sr. also known as Mr. RAGS, who was instrumental in bringing the first Christmas Parade to the Eden Park Community.

The maximum participation from businesses, patrons, school bands, dance teams, elected officials, and local community leaders has been succeeded; in accordance with COVID-19 protocol safety.

Sponsors of the Gus Young Christmas Parade include; Attorney Gordon McKernan, Entergy, Louisiana Seafood, and CareSouth. For questions regarding either event, please call 225-359-9362.