Utah’s Christmas town features parade & fireworks

CEU students, staff and faculty are invited to join the festivities taking place this weekend during the 15th Annual Helper Light Parade. Designated “Utah’s Christmas Town” by former Gov. Mike Leavitt, Helper hosts many holiday activities that are fun and most of which are free. Just the right stress relief as you get ready for finals week. The Light Parade has become a tradition for many with hundreds attending from throughout Utah each night.
Friday, December 3
• 1st Annual Children’s Christmas Parade, 4 p.m., begins at Main Street Park (by Helper Post Office), free.

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CEU students, staff and faculty are invited to join the festivities taking place this weekend during the 15th Annual Helper Light Parade. Designated “Utah’s Christmas Town” by former Gov. Mike Leavitt, Helper hosts many holiday activities that are fun and most of which are free. Just the right stress relief as you get ready for finals week. The Light Parade has become a tradition for many with hundreds attending from throughout Utah each night.
Friday, December 3
• 1st Annual Children’s Christmas Parade, 4 p.m., begins at Main Street Park (by Helper Post Office), free.
• Chili Dinner, 4-7 p.m., Helper Auditorium Ala Carte menu includes chili, kielbasa, hotdogs, drinks, etc.; prices vary.
• Helper Christmas Variety Show, 5:30 p.m. in the Rio Theater, free.
• Light Parade on Helper Historic Main Street begins at 7 p.m., free.
Saturday, December 4
• Breakfast with Santa, 9-11a.m., auditorium, $2 ages 0-12, $5 ages 13 and up. Photos taken with Santa for a nominal fee.
• 1st annual Children’s Christmas Parade, 4 p.m., begins at Main Street Park (by Helper Post Office), free.
• Chili Dinner, 4-7 p.m., Helper Auditorium, Ala Carte menu includes chili, kielbasa, hotdogs, drinks, etc.; prices vary.
• Helper Christmas Variety Show, 5:30 p.m. in the Rio Theater, free.
• Light Parade on Helper Historic Main Street begins at 7 p.m., free.
• Spectacular fireworks display, begins after the parade ends and choreographed to music. It can be viewed from anywhere in Helper in the clear winter air, surrounded by the Bookcliffs of Helper, free.