The Bridge City Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the “Spirit of Christmas” as the theme for the 2011 Bridge City Electric Light Christmas Parade, which will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, beginning at 7 p.m. The parade will begin at First Baptist Church and will continue down West Roundbunch, ending at Bridge City Elementary.

This year’s parade marshall will be the 2011 Junior Girls World Series team members. The members of the All-Star team are Hannah Faulk, Kellyn Cormier, Brooke Derouen, Bailee Bacon, Faith Kaufman, Sabryn Crain, Kaleigh Carter, Skylar Kahla, Katelyn Dickerson, Kasey Frederick, Haley Mills, Harleigh Myers and Ashlyn Mitchell coached by Julie Kahla, Justin Fredrick and Hilton Bacon.

Parade judges will be Jerald Smith of Collision Clinic, Beverly Satir of Golden Triangle Family Care, and Stephanie Sonnier and Jo Walton-Wiedenfield of Complete Staffing. The parade will be led by Bridge City Police Chief Paul Davis and Constable Mark Philpott.

This year’s parade will feature a variety of lighted entries from local civic organizations, school groups, businesses, and individuals. The parade will conclude with a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus, Don and Angie Breaux.

The Chamber extends an invitation to anyone that wants to participate as a lighted entry in the parade to pick up a packet at one of the following locations: Bridge City Animal Hospital-Dr. Albert Pugh, Chicken Express-Bridge City location, Bridge City City Hall, Dupuis Tire Service, Saiser Le Jour Day Spa, Serendipity Chicks, and Texas State Optical- Dr. Heidi Doucet.

All entries are encouraged to “light up” your floats, trucks, bikes, and other portions of your float as much as possible so that your spirited Christmas entry can be seen and enjoyed by all!
For more information or in the event of bad weather, please call 735-5671.