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    Pleasant Valley Festival of Lights

    December 7, 2019 • Pleasant Valley, NY

    Parade is RAIN OR SHINE, but we're all hoping for shine!

  • Event Timeline!

    The event is RAIN OR SHINE, but we're all hoping for shine!

    • 8AM – 11AM - PANCAKE BREAKFAST WITH SANTA AT THE PV FIRE HOUSE. HOSTED BY PV ROTARY, PV LIONS AND
      PV FIRE COMPANY #1
    • 8AM 11AM - 4H GOATS AT PV FIRE HOUSE
    • 8AM – 2PM - PV LIONS CLUB MEMORY TREE DRIVE AT ACME ENTRANCE
    • 9AM – NOON - WREATH SALES AT THE PV PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
    • 10AM – 1PM - SANTA PAWS – PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA AT G.E. MASTEN FEED
    • 10AM – 3PM - COOKIE SALES HOSTED BY WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SPONSORED BY PV LIBRARY
    • 10:30AM – READING OF THE POLAR EXPRESS SPONSORED BY THE PV LIBRARY IN THE DOLLAR GENERAL PLAZA
    • NOON – 2PM – “FIREFIGHTER CHILI COOK OFF” AND WRISTBAND SALES AT PV FIRE HOUSE SPONSORED BY
      PV FIRE COMPANY #1
    • NOON – 2PM – PV FIRE DEPARTMENT LADIES AUXILIARY BAKE SALE AND CRAFTS FOR KIDS AT THE PV FIRE HOUSE
    • NOON – 2PM – GINGERBREAD HOUSE BUILDING AT ST. PAUL’S CHURCH (LIMITED TO 1ST 20)
    • NOON – 2PM - SINGCHRONICITY, ROAMING MINSTRELS WILL BE PERFORMING THROUGHOUT TOWN
    • NOON – READING OF THE POLAR EXPRESS SPONSORED BY THE PV LIBRARY IN THE DOLLAR GENERAL PLAZA
    • 1PM – 4PM - AHS MUSICAL GROUP ENSEMBLES HOLIDAY PERFORMANCE AT PV FIRE HOUSE
    • 1PM - BOOK SIGNING BY THOMAS ALBRECHT LOCAL AUTHOR OF SHEPHERD’S SALVATION AT PV LIBRARY
    • 2PM – 9PM – LOCAL FOOD TRUCKS WILL BE SERVING FOOD AT THE PV FIRE HOUSE
      (GRILLE WAGON, DAVE’S GLOBAL KITCHEN, & FANELLI DOGS)
    • 3:00PM – 4:00 PM – “TWO BY TWO ZOO” AT THE LIBRARY IN THE DOLLAR GENERAL PLAZA
    • 3:00PM – 6:00 PM HOT CHOCOLATE BEING SERVED AT THE MILL SITE HISTORICAL MUSEUM
    • 3:15PM – READING OF THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS AT THE PV LIBRARY
    • 3:45PM – READING OF THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS AT THE PV LIBRARY
    • 5:30PM -”CJ THE DJ” FROM 94.3, THE WOLF, WILL BE AT THE PV FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR YOUR MUSICAL ENJOYMENT WITH GIVE-A-WAYS AND MORE
    • 5:45PM – PARADE LINE UP – (SMALL FLOATS AND WALKERS ON NIAGARA RD. – LARGE FLOATS ON WILBUR RD.)

    *** 6:45PM – PARADE STARTS ***

    FOLLOWING THE PARADE THERE WILL BE HOT CHOCOLATE AND COOKIES SERVED COMPLIMENTS OF
    PRINTING & GRAPHIC CONCEPTS AND PRIORITY SAFETY INC. AT THE PV FIRE HOUSE

  • FOL Wristbands

    Wristband sales are a fundraiser for the Pleasant Valley Fire Department, Company #1

    The PVFOL Wristband sale features local businesses giving away freebies. Wristbands can be purchased for $10 the day of FOL, 12/7/19, 10am to 2pm at the Pleasant Valley Fire House located on Main Street. Wristband must be presented to receive giveaways. Please check back for an updated list of businesses participating in the wristband giveaway.

    Pleas check back for wristband updates.

  • Parade Info

    Parade is RAIN OR SHINE, but we're all hoping for shine!

    For Safety Reasons there is NO throwing of candy during the parade!!

     

    5:45 PM - Walking Parade participants for safety reasons, must be dropped off at the Mistletoe Kiss & Go drop-off located across from the Town Hall.

    Volunteers will escort walking parade participants to their place on Niagara.

     

    Small floats (tractors, golf carts, small trailers, etc) on Niagara Road

    Large Floats (Tractor Trailer, fire truck or equivalent) on Wilbur Road

    There will be a Kiss & Go at The Barn for the Cub Scout float participants

     

    6:45 PM - Step off

     

    FLOAT DRIVER END OF PARADE DIRECTIONS

    At the completion of the parade, floats with passengers will SAFELY and QUICKLY discharge them at the
    Pleasant Valley F.D. driveway on Main Street where they will walk towards the firehouse.

    The drivers of floats that plan on staying and CAN TURN IMMEDIATELY after the firehouse will do so at
    Quaker Hill Road and proceed up the hill to the end.


    DO NOT PARK YOUR FLOAT ON QUAKER HILL ROAD, ENTER THE FIREHOUSE PARKING LOT OR ENTER INTO STREAM LANE!
     

    Following the directions of the Fire Police, make a left turn on North Avenue and a right turn into the
    ACME Plaza shopping center and safely park there.

    LARGER FLOATS that are UNABLE to make the left turn shall continue east on Route 44/Main Street
    and safely park away from the parade route.

     

    For safety reasons, PLEASE DO NOT THROW CANDY FROM YOUR FLOAT! It is not safe for people to walk into the dark roadway with cars and trucks pulling floats.
     

    Thank you for your cooperation!

     

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    Santa’s making a list, He's checking it twice, He’s gonna find out who's naughty and nice?

     

    Santa’s Nice list…

    Come one, come all- bring your family, friends and neighbors the more the merrier!!!…… HO, HO, HO!

    Be Festive, dress festive and show us your holiday spirt! HO, HO, HO!

    Be Kind and listen to ALL Fire and Police personnel and ALL Parade Officials. HO, HO, HO!

     

    Santa’s Naughty list….Bah Humbug…

    DO NOT be a scrooge.

    DO NOT throw any candy or walk into the roadway.

    DO NOT bring bicycles, motorcycles, dirt bikes, trikes, quads etc.

    ALL THOSE ON THE NAUGHTY LIST WILL RECEIVE A HUNK OF COAL IN THEIR STOCKING!!

    HAPPY HOLIDAYS… Ho, Ho, Ho

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