Bangor Prepares for the Festival of Lights Parade 

Halloween may have just come and gone but city leaders in Bangor are already preparing for this year’s Festival of Lights parade. And they want you to get involved, too. The annual parade down Main Street features dozens of floats, bands and marching groups. It always wraps up with Santa lighting the Christmas tree in West Market Square.This year’s theme is Joys of the Season and is set for Saturday, December 5th.Any group or business can apply to join the parade. Applications are due November 10th. You can get one by calling Barbara McDade at 947-8336 at the Bangor Public Library.