Jacksonville Holiday Parade 2011

Thousands of folks got in the spirit of the season with the Jacksonville Holiday Parade Saturday. It aired on WITN 7.2 and witn.com.

WITN's Dave Jordan and April Davis hosted all the fun as marching bands, floats, fire trucks and more made their way down Western Boulevard.

The Jacksonville Holiday Parade is sponsored by Onslow County Tourism.

WITN will also air the parade a second time on WITN 7.1 on Sunday, November 27th at 12:30pm.


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  • by Dance mom Location: Jacksonville on Nov 26, 2011 at 09:46 AM
    PLEASE post the rest of the parade! Dance theatre was the biggest parade entry and was not even shown!
  • by JEFF Location: Jacksonville on Nov 25, 2011 at 04:03 PM
    jeff I enjoyed the parade the only thing is i did not see the Dixon High School Band on TV like the other schools. It seems to me Dixon School or Dixon High School is put down.If you have pictures or videos of them please show them to the families because it is a special time for them. For some it's their last time to be in something this big. Thanks!!
  • by Jacob Location: NC on Nov 21, 2011 at 01:53 PM
    Thank You for posting all of the parade! :)
  • by Anonymous on Nov 20, 2011 at 05:45 PM
    Please post the rest of the parade. There is still a lot that has been left out!
  • by kim on Nov 20, 2011 at 02:11 PM
    can you please post the last part of the parade missed alot of people left after part 2
  • by Anonymous on Nov 20, 2011 at 01:53 PM
    Yeah, they cut a lot here. Our float is not listed and we were the number 1 judged professional float
  • by Longtime Parade Participant Location: Jacksonville on Nov 20, 2011 at 11:58 AM
    To the "PC Crowd" & all the others that are chosing to comment...It's called a Holiday Parade because it is to include Thanksgivings, Christmas, Hanukkah,Kwanzaa & any other holiday you can fit in there...It is intended to kick off the Holiday Season!!! That's why it is held BEFORE Thanksgivings & NOT intended as just a Christmas parade, which would be held in December!! Know before you speak & look a FOOL!!!!
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      by bye longtime parade person on Nov 20, 2011 at 04:44 PM in reply to Longtime Parade Participant
      mm, Raleigh had their CHRISTMAS parade on the same day, so please don't whine that it's a holiday parade simpley because it's before Thanksgiving. It's called a holiday parade to bow to the PC crowd. so I DO KNOW of what I speak, and I know I'm NOT a fool, unlike you.
  • by ENC Location: NC on Nov 20, 2011 at 10:43 AM
    I think i'll go to CH 12 or ch 9 maybe they have some people that will post a comment about this station
  • by ENC Location: NC on Nov 20, 2011 at 09:09 AM
    WITN you must side with the group that call's it holiday because i posted and you did not post my comments standing up for CHRITMAS come on let's find out who in favor of CHIRSTMAS and who is in favor of Holiday, let's see if you post this one.
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      by Irritated by others Ignorance!! on Nov 20, 2011 at 04:17 PM in reply to ENC
      It's the Holiday Season!!!!! to include Thanksgivings, Christmas, New Years & all the other Holidays held during the next few months!!!Quit "Hating" & spread some HOLIDAY Cheer & PEACE!!!
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        by irritated by you on Nov 20, 2011 at 04:48 PM in reply to Irritated by others Ignorance!!
        please don't call people haters, when they have a point. I guess you are part of the PC crowd.
  • by Anonymous on Nov 20, 2011 at 08:30 AM
    The PC crowd has hit again, a holiday parade instead of a Christmas parade. I made sure I said Merry Christmas during that parade, even when the people of the floats said Happy Holidays. and Ho-Ho-Ho Merry Christmas. Wonder if Mrs. obuma will say Santa is too fat and is a bad influence on kids.
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