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Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Dunnellon Christmas Parade to cause temporary road closures

The Dunnellon Christmas Parade will return on Saturday, December 2, and motorists can expect temporary road closures on several of the city’s streets.

Due to the festive parade, the following roads will be closed between the hours of 5:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday:

  • Chestnut Road, from Dunnellon Middle School to Cedar Street.
  • Cedar Street, from Chestnut Street to W Pennsylvania Avenue.
  • W Pennsylvania Avenue, from Cedar Street to U.S. 41.
  • SW Highway 484 (a.k.a. E Pennsylvania Avenue), from U.S. 41 to San Jose Boulevard.

The Dunnellon Chamber and Business Association is hosting the 2023 Christmas Parade. All participants will be in the county right-of-way.

2022 Dunnellon Christmas Parade (photo by Dunnellon Christmas Parade's facebook page)
Several of the festive vehicles that participated in last year’s Dunnellon Christmas Parade (Photo: Julie Mancini Photography)

Crews will place barricades and signs to detour traffic around the event. Travelers should expect delays and use alternate routes when possible. Adverse weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances may affect schedules.

For more information, contact the Dunnellon Chamber and Business Association at 352-489-2320 or the Marion County Office of the County Engineer at 352-671-8686.