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Christmas in Cullman Parade and Festival, Holly Market set for Dec. 1-2

Vendor Jackie Wade at the 2016 Holly Market Christmas Arts & Crafts Show. This year's show will take place Friday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. / Tribune file photo

CULLMAN - Cullman Parks and Recreation will be hosting its annual Holly Market Christmas Arts & Crafts Show at the Cullman Civic Center Dec. 1-2. The show will feature more than 80 vendors of handmade craft items of all sorts.

The show will take place Friday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission to the show is free.

Vendor goodies will range from handmade jewelry, wood working, handmade clothing and apparel, food items, pottery and other handmade items.

For more information on the Holly Market Christmas Arts & Crafts Show, contact the Cullman Civic Center at 256-734-9157 or email info@cullmanrecreation.org.

The Christmas in Cullman Parade and Festival is coming up on Friday, Dec. 1.

The annual Christmas in Cullman Downtown Parade will begin at 6 p.m. and will run from the Busy Bee Café to Depot Park along First Avenue in downtown Cullman.

After the parade, there will be a festival in Depot Park, highlighted by the official Cullman Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. The festival will include a petting zoo, inflatables and free games and activities for kids. Live music, including bands and choir groups, will be performing at Depot Park for the event.

Parade float applications can be picked up and returned to the Cullman Civic Center. There is no cost to enter the parade, but floats must include lights and be Christmas-themed. For more information on entering the parade, call Cullman Parks and Recreation’s Waid Harbison at 256-734-9157. Register online at www.cullmanrecreation.org.