On Saturday, the Howe Area Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Christmas Parade which will begin at 4:30 pm. The best place to watch from will be near downtown where music will play. A parade will have an emcee which will be located in front of the chamber office at 101 E. Haning Street (see route below).
Santa will arrive in Howe early Saturday morning to take part in the Howe Fire Department’s Breakfast with Santa which will begin at 8 am at the fire station.
Santa then will head to the Howe Community Library at 10:30 am for Story Time with Santa.
After the 4:30 pm parade, Santa and Mrs. Claus will then head to Summit Gardens at 100 E. O’Connel St. to meet and greet kids. The event is free to the public.
Those that want to enter a float in the parade also can do so at no charge. The chamber will be selling hot chocolate at the Meet Santa event at Summit Gardens and will also be raffling off a shotgun at the chamber office before and after the parade.
Those that have entered a float in the parade so far are Howe Police Department, Howe Fire Department, Pride of Howe Marching Band, Mantua Masonic Lodge #209, Eva’s All Season’s Glass, Ron’s Roadside Repair, “Freedom” – the veteran truck, Howe Pack 45 Scouts, Pristine Towing & Roadside, Jeff Whitmire for County Commissioner, Precinct 4, Bob Douglas for Constable Precinct 4, Daniel Moores for Constable Precinct 4, Texoma Classic Cars, Leader Auto, Katherine Ruiz Diaz, Ron West, Airview A/C & Heating, Good Fellas Barber Shop, Grayson County Sheriff’s Office, Kings Trail Cowboy Church, Howe ISD Police Department, Howe Girl Scouts, and Grayson County Republican Party.