EVENT: Annual Shanghai Parade
WHERE: Downtown Lewisburg, West Virginia
WHEN: Wednesday, January 1st. 2014. 12pm.
Participants are required to sign up the morning of the parade, lining up on Lee Street for the festive jaunt to Church Street along the Washington St. route. Prizes will be awarded in several categories, in addition to a crisp $2 bill awarded to all of the parade’s participants.
“‘Let millionaire and pauper meet, and go marching down the street. The lid is off, fun is rife, let’s have the best time of your life,’ exclaims a 1930’s Greenbrier County newspaper article exert. What could this obscure article possibly be referring? The New Year’s Shanghai Parade on Washington Street, of course!” – Read FULL article by Craig Miller (Serenity Now Outfitter’s) about Shanghai Parade!
The parade begins at 12pm, with attendants measuring somewhere between 1500-2000 people. It’s time to ring in 2014!!!