May 11, 1996 in City

Time For A Parade


Several downtown streets will be closed today for the Junior Lilac Parade, which starts at 10 a.m.

The parade will include 80 entries and about 8,000 kids from across the Northwest. Its theme is “Junior Lilac Beach Blast.”

About 30,000 people are expected to turn out for the annual event, which organizers call the largest children’s parade in the nation.

The parade starts on the corner of Spokane Falls Boulevard and winds through Main, Stevens, Wall and Post.

Chuck E. Cheese will be the grand marshal.

, DataTimes ILLUSTRATION: Map: Junior Lilac Parade route

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