Parades and fireworks are always fun but rarely do you get to have both at the same event!
This Thursday, four Winter Haven area High Schools and Polk State College will be joining together to celebrate their homecomings with one big celebration including a festival and parade hosted by the Public Education Partnership of Winter Haven and sponsored by local businesses and school organizations.
Participating High Schools include Winter Haven High, All Saints Academy, New Beginnings High, Chain of Lakes Collegiate High and Lake Region High.
The parade will start at 6 p.m. at Denison Stadium and head west on Avenue C Southeast to Second Street Southwest. It will continue on Magnolia Avenue, then onto Third Street Southwest to South Lake Silver Drive where it will end at Martin Luther King Jr. Park.
The festival will be at the park and will go from 6p.m until 9 p.m..
The festival will be full of vendors selling food and other treats. Live entertainment will include a performance by the Cypress Gardens Water Ski Team and Fireworks at 8:30 p.m..
A great family-fun event for everyone! See you there!